Southampton getting close to agreeing deal to sign Manolo Gabbiadini from Napoli for £17m, according to Sky Sports.
The deal being discussed is worth an initial £13.6m, with £3.4m in add ons.
Napoli, who will get a 10 per cent sell-on fee of any future transfer, are understood to be holding out for more for the Italy international.
We understand Southampton are offering Gabbiadini a four-year contract worth £40,000-a-week in a bid to lure him to St. Mary’s.
Note that the forward has made 19 appearances, scoring 5 goals.