Liga Champions Atletico Madrid have reportedly begun negotiations with Udinese for Rodrigo De Paul, offering €20m plus player exchanges.
The asking price for the Argentina international is €40m, knowing the time has come to let the midfielder move on from the Dacia Arena.
There is also interest from the likes of Juventus, Milan, Napoli, Inter, Roma and Leeds United.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Atletico Madrid have opened talks directly with Udinese, offering €20m cash plus players, at least one of which will include Nehuen Perez.
De Paul turned 27 this week and ended the Serie A season with nine goals and 10 assists.