Sassuolo are close to Empoli striker Francesco Caputo, while they are targeting Romania U21 international midfielder Alexandru Cicaldau.
According to Tuttomercatoweb and Sportitalia, the Neroverdi have moved ahead of Genoa in the race for Caputo.
The centre-forward turns 32 in August and had a sensational Serie A season, scoring 16 goals with three assists in 38 games.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali confirmed today that Stefano Sensi is very close to joining Inter in a transfer believed to be worth €25m.
It’s reported by ViaEmiliaNews that they have already spotted Sensi’s replacement in the form of Universitatea Craiova midfielder Cicaldau.
He turns 22 next month and is making an impact at the European Under-21 Championships, where he earned comparisons with Marco Verratti.
Romania have been a real surprise in the tournament so far, beating Croatia 4-1 and England 4-2.