Napoli have informed Genoa that they are interested in taking Luca Antonelli during the January transfer session.
The Azzurri, after recently signing free-agent Anthony Reveillere, are now on the look-out for a new left-back.
According to Sky Sport Italia market expert Gianluca Di Marzio, the 26-year-old is a serious transfer target.
Club President Aurelio De Laurentiis has already spoken with counterpart Enrico Preziosi, while sporting director Riccardo Bigon has been in touch with the defender’s agent.
The Italian international is presently tied to the Marassi outfit until June 2015, but there is an extension offer until 2017 on the table.
Genoa value the former Milan, Bari and Parma man at around the €10m figure. Antonelli has played in six Serie A games so far this term.
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