According to La Repubblica newspaper, Napoli are in advanced talks to sign Morten Thorsby from Sampdoria.
The 25-year-old will see his contract expire in June 2023 and the Partenopei have reportedly offered €6.5m to secure his services in the summer.
According to La Repubblica newspaper, talks between the two clubs are at an advanced stage, but the Blucerchiati want €7.5m to sell the Norway international.
Napoli are on the lookout for a new central midfielder to replace Tiemoué Bakayoko who has returned to Chelsea after the end of his loan spell at the Stadio Maradona.
The French midfielder has now been linked with a move to Fiorentina who have appointed Fiorentina’s former coach Gennaro Gattuso.
Thorsby joined Sampdoria as a free agent from Heerenveen in 2019.
He has four goals and two assists in 60 games with Sampdoria.