Genoa will take Stefano Sturaro on loan from Juventus with €8m option to buy, which becomes compulsory after a certain number of games.
According to Sky Sport Italia, the final details are being whittled down, but the deal is essentially done.
Due to his numerous injury problems, Sturaro’s permanence at Marassi will depend on the ability to prove his fitness.
The midfielder spent the last six months on loan in Portugal with Sporting CP, but failed to step on to the pitch.
Genoa are expected to pick up the 25-year-old on loan with €8m option to purchase at the end of the season.
If he completes a certain set number of appearances, the club must activate that option.
It is a return to Marassi, where Sturaro already played in several different stints, beginning his career in their academy.