Olympique Lyonnais have reportedly bid €18m for Joachim Andersen, who could be replaced at Sampdoria by Cristian Zapata.
According to Eurosport, Lyon have targeted Andersen for next season following his admission that he was ready to leave Samp.
However, it is warned the Blucerchiati are demanding double for the Dane, who still has three years left on his contract and is also a reported target for the likes of Milan and Tottenham Hotspur.
As for who could fill the void possibly left by the 23-year-old, ANSA claims the Ligurians are weighing up Zapata.
The Colombian turns 33 in September and will leave Milan once his contract expires at the end of this month.
The agency explains incoming Coach Eusebio Di Francesco wants him at Samp and that talks between the club and player could take place ‘in the next few hours’.
Zapata, for his part, would be seeking a two-year contract.