Estudiantes midfielder Joaquin Correa is attracting big European interest.
TMW says Sampdoria have opened talks with the Argentine club over a fee for the 20 year-old playmaker.
Correa's buyout clause is set at around €8 million and Samp are willing to meet the price.
Samp president Massimo Ferrero, though, is determined to pull off a market coup by snapping up Correa from under English noses.
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