Atalanta are reported to be in negotiations with RSC Anderlecht for Belgium international Leander Dendoncker.
The 23-year-old had already been linked with a Serie A move to Sampdoria.
Sky Sport Italia claim talks have started between Atalanta and Anderlecht for the midfielder, who can also play as a centre-back when needed.
Dendoncker is at the World Cup in Russia, but made only one appearance in the victory over England.
He is under contract with Anderlecht until June 2021 and last term contributed one goal and three assists in 44 competitive games.
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