Tuesday May 19 2015
Villarreal join Baselli race

Villarreal have joined Milan and Sassuolo in chasing Atalanta midfielder Daniele Baselli.

The 23-year-old grew up in the Atalanta youth academy and was a regular in the Italy Under-21 side.

He has a contract until June 2018 and had been in negotiations with Milan in January.

Sassuolo and Fiorentina have shown a real interest in Baselli, offering in the region of €6m.

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims that Villarreal are preparing to raise their bid and beat this sum.

This season he has scored one goal and provided two assists in 20 Serie A appearances.

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