Leandro Damiao’s proposed move to Napoli looks further and further away, thanks to Qatari club Al-Rayyan.
The 23-year-old striker has been ear-marked as the man the Partenopei want to fill the gap left by Edinson Cavani.
But the deal has hit a snag with Internacional admitting that their own target Nilmar, is not likely to leave the Middle East.
“If Al-Rayyan are able to hold on to Nilmar,” sporting director Cesar Luis Souto de Moura told Radio Guaiba.
“Then we will do the same with Damiao.”
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