Former AS Roma, Liverpool and AC Milan player Alberto Aquilani has approved of the move to Serie A club Pescara. The player was linked with the club, but according to Gazzetta World, the long standing deal the Italian had with Sporting CP was a hindrance.

The report claimed the president of Pescara said that Mario Balotelli and Pablo Osvaldo are great players but just not suited to play for the club. It was also added that the club was open to a possible move of Aquilani if he would return to Italy.

La Gazzetta dello report now that the former Fiorentina player has now given the go ahead for the deal despite spending just the 2015/16 season with the Portuguese side. Coach Massimo Oddo is open to Aquilani joining the Pescara team for the upcoming season. The club and player are still hoping to finalize the deal but it seems the player could book a one-way ticket back to his native soonest.

The 32-year old player still has to round off talks with Sporting as he is still contracted to them after joining on a free transfer last term. Since joining the Portuguese outfit, the central midfielder