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Ezequiel ‘Pocho’ Lavezzi was proposed to Torino, it’s reported, but the Granata weren’t interested in the Hebei China Fortune striker.
Napoli are progressing well in talks with Lille for €80m-rated Nicolas Pepe, offering Adam Ounas and cash, but the player remains unconvinced.
Napoli have agreed to sell Carlos Vinicius Morais to Benfica for €17m, according to the latest reports.
Kevin Malcuit’s agent has declared that ‘this must be the season when he announces himself’ for Napoli.
Juan Cuadrado insists he is ‘happy’ and ‘only thinking about staying’ at Juventus, while Napoli would be a ‘very good’ move for James Rodriguez.
Napoli have reportedly tabled a bid in the region of €35m for Lille attacker Rafael Leao.
Napoli are reportedly set to offer €55m plus Adam Ounas for Lille forward Nicolas Pepe, but Inter have already bid €80m including bonuses.
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly targeted Alessandro Florenzi and Elseid Hysaj as they step up their search for a right-back.
Marko Rog is on the verge of a Cagliari transfer, on loan with obligation to buy for a total €15m, so Eljif Elmas can have his Napoli medical on Saturday.
Real Madrid could reportedly keep Napoli target James Rodriguez if they sell Isco for €80m.
Mauro Icardi will wait for Juventus until August 10, claim Sportmediaset, but there are reports Inter will give Napoli a discount to €70m.
Napoli forward Dries Mertens has played down Maurizio Sarri’s move to Juventus. “I’ll always love him, he gave me everything.”
Lorenzo Insigne believes Napoli have ‘Europe’s best defender’ in Kalidou Koulibaly as he admits he is ‘tired’ of finishing runners-up to Juventus.
Napoli publicly apologised to Kevin Malcuit’s girlfriend after she complained that Neapolitans had been “racist and disgusting” towards her.
Despite Spanish reports Inter had agreed to meet Manchester United’s €80m valuation for Romelu Lukaku, Italian media insist there has been no new offer.
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo confirmed they are interested in Napoli target James Rodriguez, but “we’re not in contact with Real Madrid.”
Torino have competition from Sampdoria in the race for Napoli forward Simone Verdi, but they must pay €25m.
Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed Eljif Elmas will join Napoli this week, he wants a striker and warned fans to “prepare for an incandescent August.”
Roberto Inglese has officially joined Parma on loan with obligation to buy at the end of the season from Napoli.