Diego Farias is expected to complete his transfer from Cagliari to Lecce in a deal worth €7m.
According to Sportitalia, the paperwork could even be filed electronically this evening.
The 29-year-old Brazilian will then undergo a medical tomorrow and sign the contract.
It’s due to be a loan with obligation to buy at the end of the season for a total of €7m.
Farias had also been heavily linked with Sassuolo and spent the last six months on loan at Empoli.
Between Cagliari and Empoli, he contributed seven goals and five assists in 32 Serie A appearances last season.