Empoli midfielder Almiron is said to be closer than ever to joining Juventus. Today, the Empoli general manager will speak to the bianconeri and the deal might be officialised before the end of the week. Tomorrow, the player should be in Turin for his medical. In exchange for Almiron, Empoli will have co-ownership of Pato and Volpato as well as Giovinco on loan for next season.