Napoli are close to completing a loan deal for Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, Goal understands. The Serie A side has reached an agreement with Liverpool over a season-long move for the Brazilian, who could reunite with former Anfield boss Rafa Benitez at Anfield. The deal would also involve a permanent transfer clause, which would be triggered once Lucas has played a certain number of games for Napoli.
Napoli are hoping to take Lucas Leiva and Pepe Reina on loan from Liverpool this season. Reina already spent last term at the Stadio San Paolo and attempts to buy the goalkeeper outright have proved fruitless. According to Sky Sport Italia they are trying to secure another one-year loan for Reina with Liverpool paying half his wages.
Liverpool midfielder could reunite with former mentor in Italy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Lucas Leiva is a popular figure among the Liverpool fans. Though it was not always like that. The Brazilian, who was signed by then manager Rafael Benitez, struggled to make a big impact in his debut season and was even booed by home fans at Anfield.
Chelsea legend set to leave club, Monaco likely destination - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea legend Petr Cech is in line to leave Stamford Bridge after a successful ten year stint with the London club. The Czech International will in all certainty join nouveau riche French side Monaco after it appears that Thibaut Courtois will take the number one goalkeeping role for the Blues.
CLEAROUT: Liverpool set to let go two stars as Rodgers aims fresh challenge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports in TMW, Italian side Napoli are close to finalizing double loan deals for Liverpool stars Pepe Reina and Lucas Leiva. The wages of Reina was a potential stumbling block for the Spaniard to rejoin the Partenopei afterwinning the Coppa Italia and finishing third in the Serie A standings last season.
AGREEMENT REACHED: Manchester United target set to join Newcastle - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to notable and renowned Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla, Manchester United target Daryl Janmaat is set to join Newcastle at the end of the World Cup. The story has also been relayed by TMW.
Arsenal step up their chase in pursuit of £20m rated French star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal have reportedly stepped up their chase in their pursuit of Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin who is also a transfer target for Italian side Napoli.
It is believed that the Naples outfit have offered€12m and forward Goran Pandev for the Frenchman but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is determined to bring the 24 year old to the Emirates in the summer.
Arsenal dealt hammer blow in pursuit of Italian Messi - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal have been dealt a massive blow in their pursuit of Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne as reports from Italy have claimed that the Partenopei have rejected a €20m bid for the 23 year old. Naples based newspaper Calcio Napoli has also featured the story.
From France: Liverpool set to offer €12.5m for dazzling winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports in France, Liverpool are set to offer€12.5m to Marseille to acquire the services of dazzling winger Andre Ayew in the summer. The 24 year old versatile midfielder can play either or a winger or as a second striker just off the main target man up front.
Dazzling forward flattered by Arsenal interest, €21m bid likely after World Cup - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne is reportedly 'flattered' by Arsenal's interest according to his agentAntonio Ottaiano. The story has featured in the reliable TMW while Skysports have also relayed the recent developments.
Update: Latest on the future of £30m Tottenham flop - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Reports from Italy have claimed that Serie A sides Napoli and Inter Milan are set to battle it out for Tottenham flop Erik Lamela in the summer. It is believed that the Argentine who has failed to settle down at White Hart Lane since arriving from Roma for a hefty price tag of£30m wants a return back to the Serie A.
Liverpool target set to join Inter Milan in the summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool target and Napoli midfielder Valon Behrami is set to join Inter Milan in the summer according to sources in Italy and the player's native country Switzerland. Football Italiareported a couple of days ago that Inter have reached an agreement for the player, who will join the San Siro outfit after featuring in the World Cup.
From Italy: Former Liverpool midfielder 'called' by Napoli manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Reports from Italy have suggested that Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has called Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano urging him to join Napoli in the summer. Benitez had earlier brought the Argentineto Anfield during his successful tenure at Anfield and is desperate to reunite with him at the Partenopei.
Chelsea set to bid €32m for Napoli forward? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
In a shocking turn of events, reports from Italy suggest that Chelsea are contemplating a massive€32m offer for Napoli winger Jose Callejon. It is believed that Jose Mourinho is desperate to sign the player who flourished under him at Real Madrid.
Arsenal were beaten to the punch by the Italian club Napoli last summer. In fact, we were still lacing up our gloves as they were unleashing the haymaker that saw Argentina international Gonzalo Higuain swap Real Madrid and the Bernabeu for Serie A, when it was thought the Gunners were closing on a deal.
Arsenal are definitely in the market for a new goalkeeper, but the question is whether Fabianski´s replacement will be a cheap backup or a real threat to Wojciech Szczesny´s Number One spot. The news today from the Mail suggests that Arsene Wenger could be aiming to buy the experienced Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina for a [.
Agent: Arsenal 'very much interested' in €40m rated hitman - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
According to reports in the Italian website Calciomercato, Porto striker Jackson Martinez's agent has revealed that Arsenal are very much interested in the €40m rated Colombian striker.
The situation regarding the player's future is getting interesting as there were reports earlier that Serie A sides Napoli and Roma were getting close to acquire the services of the dazzling 27 year old.
Arsenal suffer huge blow in pursuit of €40m rated star striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Porto striker Jackson Martinez might join Spanish side Valencia over Arsenal in the coming transfer window according to reports in Spain. Singaporean businessman and investor Peter Lim today completed the purchase of the Spanish club.
The agent of Arsenal target Javier Mascherano has issued a statement to any clubs hoping to sign the Argentina international. The statement, in essence, reveals that the reason the 29-year old is planning to leave his La Liga club is the insistence of Barcelona in playing him in the centre of defence.
Most Arsenal fans are likely to agree that Loic Remy is the most likely striker to be playing at the Emirates next season, but that doesn't stop the Gunners being linked with all and sundry in the meantime. Today's Arsenal rumour is provided by TuttoMercatoWeb, who reckon that we are going head-to-head with Tottenham over [.
Luiz Felipe Scolari has named his 23-man squad for the Brazil World Cup. Perhaps the only real surprise was the inclusion of Napoli centre-back Henrique, who Scolari worked with at Palmeiras. There was no place for Liverpool's Coutinho or Milan's Robinho and Kaká.
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Con un tweet il patron del Napoli, Aurelio De Laurentiis ha ufficializzato l'arrivo a Napoli, dallo Swansea, di Miguel Perez Cuesta, conosciuto come "Michu". L'attaccante spagnolo, classe 1986, arriva dallo Swansea con la formula del prestito oneroso, con diritto di riscatto fissato a 9 milioni. Dopo Koulibaly, insomma, è Michu il secondo acquisto del club [.