Report: Roma close to signing Mattia Destro

The 21-year-old is being courted by a number of Serie A sides, but is reportedly nearing a move to the Stadio Olimpico, who have targeted him as a replacement for Fabio Borini
Roma is advancing in its pursuit of Siena striker Mattia Destro, and is willing to spend 12 million euros in bringing the Italy Under-21 international to Stadio Olimpico, according to the Corriere dello Sport.

Fabio Borini completed his 13.5 million euros move from the Stadio Olimpico to Liverpool on Friday, and the Giallorossi have already earmarked the former Inter man as a potential replacement for the 21-year-old.

They have reportedly reached a deal with Genoa, who co-own the player, and sporting director Walter Sabatini is set to meet his agent Renzo Contratto later on Saturday to commence negotiations.

Destro scored 12 goals in Serie A for Siena last season, is also being courted by Juventus, Inter and AC Milan, who have see him as a potential replacement for PSG-bound Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Genoa is reported to be willing to pay 6 million euros for 100 percent of Destro's ownership rights previously