Bologna sign Stephen Appiah
And having also trained with Russian champions Rubin Kazan, the former Parma and Juventus powerhouse had been tipped to sign for both Catania and Schalke.
But a recent poll of Bologna fans revealed that the majority of Rossoblu supporters would like to see Appiah sign for the Stadio Renato Dall'Ara outfit.
And after the player's representitive, Luca Pagani, admitted he would be open to a move to the Serie A strugglers, it appears Appiah has got his wish.
No details on the length of contract have been released.