Fiorentina are not interested in making Modibo Diakite's loan deal permanent, according to the defender's agent.
Modibo Diakite's agent says the midfielder is happy at Fiorentina following a productive loan spell from Sunderland.
Modibo Diakite is keen to repay the faith shown in him by Fiorentina after joining on loan from Sunderland.
Sunderland have signed Scotland midfielder Liam Bridcutt from Brighton on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
Sunderland defender Mo Diakite will have a medical ahead of a proposed loan move to Fiorentina, Sky sources understand.
Fiorentina sporting director Daniele Prade has revealed that they are interested in signing Sunderland's Modibo Diakite.
Emanuele Giaccherini's agent says he is staying with Sunderland, after rejecting moves back to Italy and also China.
Summer Sunderland signings Modibo Diakite and Cabral have both been linked with January moves to Italy.
Sunderland have confirmed the free-transfer signings of new trio Valentin Roberge, Cabral and Modibo Diakite.
Sky Sports sources understand Sunderland have agreed to sign centre-back Modibo Diakite from Lazio.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio insists that he is not even thinking about transfer targets for this summer.
Napoli's Hugo Campagnaro has confirmed that he is in talks with Inter Milan.
Liverpool are the favoured option for Lazio defender Modibo Diakite as he considers a move away from Italy.
Juventus general director Beppe Moratta has rejected suggestions the club will try to sign Lazio's Modibo Diakite in the next transfer window.
Lazio defender Mobido Diakite is unlikely to be making a January move to Atletico Madrid.
Modibo Diakite will not leave Lazio in the foreseeable future, according to the defender's agent.
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