With Lorenzo Insigne due to leave for Canada at the end of the season, Dries Mertens in contractual limbo and Victor Osimhen heavily targeted by Premier League clubs, it is in Napoli’s best interest to sign a new centre-forward.
The name that comes up reigns in the Partenopei According to reports in the Italian newspaper, Hellas Verona striker Giovanni Simeone is in the front line Corriere dello Sport (about TuttoNapoli). The former Cagliari and Genoa goalscorer has played a significant role in Verona’s run to the top half of Serie A, scoring 16 goals in 31 games for the Veneto natives.
His performances have caught the attention of Napoli, who have been on a slump in form since the start of the calendar year after retiring from the three-way Scudetto race.
Club president Aurelio De Laurentiis is reportedly already preparing for a summer revision, with improving the forward line being the order of the day. Simeone is reportedly at the top of her wish list.
Simeone is the third highest goalscorer in La Liga, tied with Inter striker Lautaro Martinez with 16 goals.