Italian media claim Juventus midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini has accepted a transfer to Sunderland worth €8m (£6.9m).
The versatile figure will put pen to paper on a four-year contract worth €2m per season (£1.7m).
Negotiations have been going on for over a week and Coach Antonio Conte finally agreed to release the player this evening.
According to Sky Sport Italia a deal has been struck with the all-clear from Sunderland, Juventus and Giaccherini himself.
The 28-year-old impressed for Italy at the Confederations Cup last month.
This sale has effectively paid for the arrival of Carlos Tevez from Manchester City for €9m plus bonuses.
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