Serie A clubs are chasing Werder Bremen striker Hugo Almeida.

The 26 year-old Portugal international is off contract in June and can be snapped up in January for knockdown fee.

Juventus and Lazio are both chasing Almeida, but face stiff competition from across Europe - including Real Madrid.

Almeida's agent is Jorge Mendes, who has good ties with both Serie A clubs.

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