Parma close to Gervinho

Parma are reportedly close to signing former Roma winger Gervinho from Hebei China Fortune.

The Ivorian left the Giallorossi to join the Chinese Super League club in 2016, with an €18m transfer fee and a salary of €2.7m per season, as well as generous bonuses.

Now though Sky is reporting that he’s one step away from a return to with Parma set to sign him.

The Ducali have agreed a deal with Hebei China Fortune for a permanent transfer, with Gervinho leaving six months before the end of his contract.

The 31-year-old will likely agree a mutual termination to complete his return to Italy, where he scored 17 goals in 71 Serie A games in his previous spell.

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