Fiorentina are taking on Juventus and Genoa with advanced negotiations for Gornik Zabrze midfielder Szymon Zurkowski.
According to Calciomercato.com and Tuttomercatoweb, the Viola are now the favourites.
The 21-year-old has scored four goals with three assists in 21 competitive games for Gornik Zabrze this season.
Juve had been hoping to sign him in conjunction with Genoa, part of their synergy that also includes Stefano Sturaro and Cristian Romero.
However, this evening Fiorentina made significant progress in their talks with the Polish club.
They are prepared to pay €3.7m plus €1.3m in bonuses, guaranteeing also a percentage of any future sale.