Reports from Italy suggest Juventus are on the verge of completing a deal for Bayern Munich defender Medhi Benatia.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the Bianconeri have a deal in place with Bayern which would see the Moroccan defender join Juve on loan for the upcoming season.

Gazzetta Dello Sport report this afternoon that a loan deal has been given the all-clear and Benatia has agreed to the move.

Benatia would join the club on loan with a mandatory option to buy at the end of the 2016/17 season – The total deal would come close to €18m.