Atalanta striker Sergio Floccari is preparing to join Genoa after passing his medical yesterday.

Floccari said: "Joining Genoa is a great occasion for me. I am very happy to be coming to a club where they play and support football with great passion.

"It wasn't difficult to choose Genoa, where they play great football and there is a chance of playing in Europe."

Former Inter Milan and Portsmouth midfielder Pele also underwent a successful medical yesterday ahead of signing with Genoa.