Multiple Serie A clubs have expressed an interest in the wantaway United defender
The Italy international has been put up for sale during the current transfer window and can go for around £17m.
Inter Milan are also in for the right-back and, after Juve signed Joao Cancelo from Valencia, they looked favourites to sign him.
But, according to Calciomercato, Juventus chiefs have now held talks with Darmian’s agent about a move.
A meeting reportedly took place on Wednesday in Milan as the two sides tried to broker a deal.
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One stumbling block at the moment is Darmian’s asking price as Juventus are only willing to shell out £10m for the 28-year-old.