Friday August 10 2018
Torino eye Zaza swoop

Simone Zaza is closer than ever to Torino after Valencia signed Michy Batshuayi on loan from Chelsea.

The Italy international just turned 27 and joined Valencia from Juventus in January 2017 for a total €18m.

He has scored 19 goals in 59 competitive games for the Spanish side, but his future has been up in the air for months.

Today, Valencia officially signed Belgium international Batshuayi on loan from Chelsea, meaning Zaza is no longer required.

Torino have long been linked with former Juventus and West Ham United forward Zaza, so can make a late bid before the transfer window closes in a week’s time.

It remains to be seen if that would open the door for Andrea Belotti to leave Torino, as Napoli are interested.

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