Juventus are in advanced discussions to sign Bari defender Leonardo Bonucci.

Tuttosport says Juve already have agreement with Genoa for their 50 per cent of the youngster's registration and are now stepping up talks with Bari for their half.

Juve are willing to include midfielder Sergio Almiron's ownership in their offer to Bari. Talks with Genoa have also included the final destination of Mimmo Criscito, who is reluctant to return to Juve.