Alessandro Diamanti, who spent the second half of last season at Fiorentina, is reportedly close to joining Watford.
The Italian international moved to the Viola in January, on loan from Guangzhou Evergrande, making 11 appearances and scoring twice.
According to Sky Sports News, the 32-year-old has passed a medical with the Hornets, and is ready to join up with the English Premier League side.
Diamanti is believed to have agreed personal terms for the move, and is set to become the 12th signing for the newly-promoted side.
The player has previous Premier League experience, having spent a memorable season with West Ham United.
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