Federico Peluso is on the verge of signing for Juventus after arriving in Turin on Wednesday for his medical.
The defender, who can play on the left of a three-man or four-man defence, has begun his tests at the Clinica Fornaca di Sessant.
The Italian international will then undergo stage two of his medical exams at the Istituto di Medicina dello Sport di Torino.
Peluso, 28, will join the Turin giants on loan for the rest of the season with an option to buy outright in the summer.
Juve were looking for a new defender given that Lucio rescinded his contract last month, Giorgio Chiellini is injured and Kwadwo Asamoah will be involved in the African Cup of Nations.