Bologna have reportedly been told by Juventus to give Manolo Gabbiadini more playing time or risk losing him in January.
The Italian Under-21 striker was signed by the Old Lady in the summer on a co-ownership basis with Atalanta.
The forward was then immediately sent to the Stadio Dall’Ara outfit as they were thought to be able to offer him regular first team football.
However, Gabbiadini hasn’t really been given a proper chance to impress with Alberto Gilardino in such great form.
Although the youngster has appeared in five of the club’s seven games so far this season, all those have come as a substitute.
It means that the 20-year-old has only totalled 105 minutes of action so far.
If things don’t change, Juventus will consider recalling him to Turin at the start of the New Year and then send him out again to a different club.
A return to Atalanta is thought to be possible.
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