Fabio Borini is set to undergo a medical at AC Milan on Thursday as the Sunderland striker closes in on a return to Serie A.
The Italian star will complete a £5.3 million permanent transfer, although details of the proposed move are still to be finalised.
The former Chelsea trainee has made a total of 90 appearances,the first 40 of them on loan while he scored 17 goals for the Black Cats.
He is also being linked to Lazio.
Written by Chineze Ogugua