Reports out of Italy today suggest that Juventus will use striker Vincenzo Iaquinta in the deal to sign Zenit St Petersburg star Andrei Arshavin.

According to Tuttosport, the 27-year-old Arshavin could be on his way to Turin after comments from Zenit president Aleksandr Dyukov which indicated he would only sell Arshavin if he were to get a star striker in return.

Iaquinta has struggled for a place in the Juventus starting line-up and has reportedly been promised a place in the starting line-up at Zenit if the deal goes through.