Fiorentina are reportedly considering a free transfer for ex-Paris Saint-Germain and France forward Hatem Ben Arfa.
Ben Arfa was linked with Fiorentina, as well as Sampdoria, over the summer but remains on the market as a free agent.
However, Tuttosport claims a deal could still go through to take the 32-year-old to the Artemio Franchi.
Players without clubs are exempt from the transfer window so he is free to join the Viola or any other Italian side.
The newspaper adds the presence of Franck Ribery and his inability to secure a move could work in Fiorentina’s favour.
The former Newcastle United and Nice ace spent last season at Stade Rennais last season, scoring nine goals and providing six assists.
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