Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle is set to invest upwards of €10m in January to help secure a Champions League place.
Gazzetta dello Sport are claiming that the Viola owner has been delighted with the club's start to the season, and is happy to invest further in the team if they maintain their impressive form.
New Coach Vincenzo Montella has guided the Tuscan side to fourth in Serie A, winning seven of their first 12 League games.
But with a relatively serious injury to top-scorer Stevan Jovetic potentially curtailing their ambitions, the businessman is willing to splash out on a star-striker.
The Milan-based paper report that Roma forward Pablo Osvaldo or Benfica's Oscar Cardozo are the ideal targets to help guide the Gigliati to a top three finish.
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