Ghana midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is expected sign a two-year contract extension for Serie A side Udinese.
The new deal, if firmed up on Thursday, will keep theÂ combative midfielder at the Stadio Fruili until June 2018.
His previous deal was set to expire in the summer of 2016.
Badu joined Les Zebrettes in January 2010 after featuring at the Africa Cup of Nations in Angola.
The Ghana international has been a key player for Udinese and scored one goal in 50 Serie A appearances.