Osvaldo close to Juve switch

  • Last Updated: January 31 2014, 19:30 GMT

Southampton striker Dani Osvaldo has moved closer to joining Juventus after undergoing a medical with the Italian league leaders.

Dani Osvaldo: Leaving Southampton
Dani Osvaldo: Leaving Southampton

Dani Osvaldo

18. Dani Osvaldo

Title Number
Appearances 21 (10)
Goals 6
Assists 2
Yellows 4
Reds 0
*Current Season

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has said Osvaldo cannot play for the club again following his training-ground altercation with team-mate Jose Fonte, that led to a two-week suspension imposed by the club.

The 28-year-old Italy international arrived in a club-record deal from Roma last summer but has failed to live up to the billing.

The approach from Juventus suits all parties and a deal was expected to go through on the final day of the transfer window.

Juventus announced on their website: "Italian international striker Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is visiting Turin's Clinica Fornaca di Sessant, Isokinetic and Istituto di Medicina dello Sport centres today for medical examinations"

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