Former Sweden and Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic have begun talks to return to AC Milan.
It is understood there are other clubs interested in signing the 38-year-old, however, confidence is growing in Italy that the striker will rejoin Milan.
Ibrahimovic spent two seasons with AC Milan scoring 42 goals in 61 league outings.
Since its 18th Italian title in 2011, the club has been without a major trophy since.
For the seven-time European champions are enduring a miserable season, sitting 11th in Serie A, with 21 points from 17 games.
They dismissed coach Marco Giampaolo in October but there has been no improvement under his replacement Stefano Pioli.
AC Milan lost their last match 5-0 at Atlanta on 22 December, their biggest defeat for 21 years.