Fiorentina are again being linked with a swoop for Borussia Monchengladbach forward Marcus Thuram.
La Nazione newspaper suggested further negotiations are taking place behind the scenes for the son of ex-Parma and Juventus defender Lillian Thuram.
Marcus plays in a very different role and has scored 14 goals in all competition for Borussia Monchengladbach this season.
With Federico Chiesa increasingly likely to leave for a huge profit, the Viola are seeking a suitable replacement in their trident attack.
Thuram turns 23 next month and plays primarily on the left wing, but can also work on the right or as a centre-forward.
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