Sunday October 14 2012
Viola close on Lisandro Lopez

There are reports Fiorentina are close to a deal for Olympique Lyonnais striker Lisandro Lopez.

The 29-year-old Argentine had already been a target over the summer, but the two clubs could not agree terms.

According to La Nazione newspaper, the Viola are now in advanced talks and he has given the all-clear to a potential January move.

The offer is thought to be €9-11m, although Lyon paid €22m for him in 2009.

Fiorentina have made it clear they want a world class centre-forward to complete their squad.