Juventus defender Daniele Rugani is going to be in the Champions League with Rennes, who reportedly agreed terms with club and player.
The centre-back had also been linked with Newcastle United, West Ham, Fulham, Sevilla and Valencia.
However, Sky Sport Italia claim he has struck a deal to join Stade Rennais in Ligue 1, on loan at a cost of €1.5m.
The French side will also pay his full salary during the loan spell, but there does not seem to be an option to buy.
Rennes have qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history.
Earlier today, they were drawn in Group E with Sevilla, Chelsea and FC Krasnodar.
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