In Naples, tensions are still great between supporters, players and management, the first blaming the team for its mutiny against the president in recent days. In the midst of psychodrama, Dries Mertens would negotiate his next contract.
The 32-year-old striker, who became the club's second top scorer at the end of October, ahead of Diego Maradona, will be free of any contract next June, and can therefore sign with another club in January. According to the Corriere dello Sport, his choice would already be made. Inter would have been the first to woo Dries Mertens and would be in pole position. The Italian daily even mentions an imminent agreement.
Cap on the bar of 100 goals
The staff of Antonio Conte would pick up a weight reinforcement, at a lower cost. The Belgian international, already a striker seven times this season, comes out of three seasons to 19 goals or more in the Neapolitan jersey and dreams of reaching the 100 goal mark in Serie A (he is currently 88 ). The player, who will be 33 next season, was offered a lucrative contract in China a few months ago.