Bologna agree deal to sign Arnautovic from Shanghai SIPG

Sun 25 July 2021 | 19:16

Marko Arnautovic is set for Serie A return after Bologna reportedly agreed to pay Shanghai SIPG €3m plus €1m in bonuses to release the former West Ham striker.

According to a report from Calciomercato.com,



Shanghai SIPG

have finally reached an agreement over the deal.

The Austrian was able to make a free transfer in the summer, but his deal with the Chinese club changed after the Euros, so the Serie A club had to pay Shanghai SIPG asking price for the striker.

The 32-year-old, who was part of the


that won the Champions League under

José Mourinho

, is now set to return to Serie A after both clubs reached an agreement.


will fly to Italy in the coming days to do his medicals with Bologna and sign his contract with the Rossoblu.

The striker appeared 3 times in Euro 2020 for Austria, scoring one goal against Italy. However, his goal was correctly disallowed for offside after a VAR check.

He missed his side’s 2-0 defeat to the Netherlands as he was suspended by UEFA for insulting an opposition player during his goal celebration in their game against Italy.

source: SportMob