Balde arrives for Inter medical
Keita Balde has arrived in Milan and will have his medical with Inter on Monday, according to Gianluca Di Marzio.
The Nerazzurri have agreed to loan the Senegal international for €5m and make the move permanent at the end of the season for €34m.
Keita only left the Italian top-flight a year ago from Lazio and has agreed a five-year contract already with Luciano Spalleti’s side.
Acquah snubs Parma, Udinese for Empoli
Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah is ‘very close’ to signing for newly promoted Serie A side Empoli, according to Toro.it.
The Ghana international is set to sign a three-year contract with the option of a further year in a deal that worth €2.5 million.
Aina nears Torino loan
Ola Aina is close to joining Torino on loan from Chelsea after both clubs reached an agreement on Sunday, reports Sky Italia .
The Super Eagles defender is expected to have his medical tomorrow after arriving at the Caselle Airport in Turin this afternoon.
The Bulls also have the option to buy Aina for €8 million at the end of the season.
Middlesbrough hopeful on Bolasie
Championship club Middlesbrough are eyeing a loan deal for out-of-favour Everton winger Yannick Bolasie, claims Mirror .
The DR Congo international was reportedly close to joining Burnley temporarily on the transfer deadline day only for the Toffees to opt out.
Bolasie was not listed in Everton’s 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday which clearly indicates that he is not part of Marco Silva’s plans.
Chievo confirm Obi signing
Chievo have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Joel Obi from league rival Torino.
Obi joins the Stadio Bentegodi outfit on a three-year contract with the option of an additional year.
???? Ufficiale: Joel #Obi è dell’ @ACChievoVerona !
Arriva a titolo definitivo dal @TorinoFC_1906 con contratto in scadenza il 30/06/2021 con opzione al 2022!
Benvenuto tra noi Joel! #WelcomeJoel !