Bologna have reached an agreement with Metalist Kharkiv to sign forward Jonathan Cristaldo on loan with the option to buy.
The 24-year-old has impressed since joining the Ukrainian Premier League side in 2011-12, scoring 27 goals in 62 appearances.
Cristaldo joins Stefano Pioli's Serie A outfit in a bid to provide firepower after a slow start to the campaign which sees them sit 17th in the table with one point from their opening two matches.
A statement on Bologna's official website read: "Bologna FC 1909 announces that it has reached an agreement with FK Metalist for transfer to attacker Jonathan Ezequiel Cristaldo.
"The player comes to Bologna on loan with the the option to buy."