Marko Pjaca is expected to undergo a medical with Schalke 04 on Thursday, as he gives the all-clear to a loan from Juventus.
Wolfsburg had dived in with a last-minute proposal along similar lines, but sources including Gazzanet and Sky Sport Italia all claim Pjaca has already made his decision.
The plan is to join Schalke for six months on loan, at a cost of €1m plus €0.5m in bonuses and full payment of his salary during that time.
There is no option to buy, so it’s just about getting regular playing time and recovering fully from a serious knee injury.
The Croatia international is expected to join Schalke in their Winter training camp in Alicante on Thursday, where he will undergo a medical and sign the contract.