According to the statement by his agent, John Tateo, to, Torino midfielder Tommaso Vailatti is close to moving to America.

Here's what was said by the agent: "Yes, I confirm that my client is in the sights of New York Red Bull. The club is deeply interested in the player had done so much to offer interesting." The next few hours could be decisive for the eventual transfer of Vailatti to the Big Apple.

The 24-year old Italian midfielder began his career in 2004 with Torino and has enjoyed loan spells with Vicenza and Livorno along the way.