Jonathan De Guzman will reportedly join Carpi instead of Swansea or Bournemouth, while Marco Borriello signs for Atalanta.
De Guzman has been frozen out of the Napoli squad all season and a move to Bournemouth collapsed on transfer deadline day this summer.
He had been expected to make a move to the Premier League this month, but SportItalia now suggest there is full agreement for a transfer to Serie A minnows Carpi instead.
It will be a dry six-month loan for the 28-year-old Dutch international.
Meanwhile, Borriello has officially left Carpi, tweeting a photograph of himself signing the contract with Atalanta.
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