Southampton and Benfica have reportedly been tracking Sassuolo-owned striker Gianluca Scamacca, who is currently on loan at Ascoli.
The Italy Under-21 international is already surprisingly experienced, with time spent at Lazio, Roma and PSV Eindhoven youth academies.
Sassuolo snapped him up in January 2017 and he has since gone out on loan to Cremonese, PEC Zwolle and Ascoli.
According to Tuttomercatoweb, Benfica had already been linked with Scamacca in January, but now Southampton are keeping up to date with his progress too.
The centre-forward has scored 11 goals in 25 competitive games this season between Serie B and the Coppa Italia.
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