Manolo Gabbiadini’s time at Southampton could be about to come to an end in January.
The Italy international striker has been frozen out of the team under Ralph Hasenhuttl, although his future at the Saints has been questioned since the summer transfer window.
And, according to reports, it appears that his time with the St. Mary’s Stadium outfit is on the verge of concluding.
It is believed the 27-year-old would join the Serie A outfit on an initial loan, however, they would have an obligation to buy him for £9million.
Gabbiadini made a solid start to life with Southampton when he signed in January 2017, however, things were far from the same as he struggled to replicate his form.
Gabbiadini’s potential departure from Southampton is hardly surprising and a move would be ideal for everyone involved.
The £9m-rated forward, as per Transfermarkt, is obviously deemed surplus to requirements under Hasenhuttl and the Saints will be pleased to clear him off their wage bill.
The Austrian manager will want to make his own changes to the squad this January and clearing those he deems as deadwood from the club could help him to try and make some of his own additions to ensure Premier League survival.
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