Ex-West Ham and Watford star Alessandro Diamanti could be bound for a return to the Premier League, after the Swansea approached Palermo about the 34-year-old.
Diamanti, who played for West Ham in the 2009/10 season and Watford on loan for six months in 2015, is unwilling to drop into Serie B following his current club's relegation to Italy's second tier.
According to Sky Sport Italia
It is thought Sampdoria are also monitoring the situation, yet Swansea are the clear frontrunners at this stage.
The 34-year old is one year into a two-year contract at the
The Italian is probably best known to English fans for being the man who scored the final successful penalty kick as Italy knocked England out of Euro 2012 at the quarter-finals stage in a shoot-out.
If Diamanti were to move to Swansea, he might act as a replacement for Gylfi Sigurdsson, with the Icelandic attacking midfielder being heavily linked with a big-money move to Everton this summer.