Striker Giuseppe Rossi reportedly asked Fiorentina to loan him out to Spain or England so he can make it to Euro 2016.
The 28-year-old is still recovering from his many injuries and he has been unable to secure a place as a starter in the Fiorentina side, making nine league appearances but failing to find the net.
With the summer’s Euro tournament fast approaching, Rossi is keen not to miss out on international action again and his agent Federico Pastorello is pressing the club to loan him out for the next six months in Spain or in England.
“The club has realised it cannot keep hold of the lad because he wants to play,” Pastorello told Radio Marte.
“He will 99 percent leave Fiorentina in January.”
Premier League clubs Sunderland and West Ham are believed to have shown interest in the Italo-American, while the closest Spanish suitor is Real Sociedad. Closer to home, Sampdoria, Genoa and Bologna have also been considered as possible destinations for Rossi.