Former Messina defender Marco Zoro is being linked with a return to Italy.

The Ivory Coast international is currently tied to Benfica, though is playing on-loan with Vitória Setúbal this season.

Zoro's minders have told that he is keen on a return to Italy and is aware of interest from Sampdoria and Serie BTorino.

Benfica are seeking a knockdown £400,000 for the defender.