Napoli will hold talks with the agent of Modibo Diakite this week in an effort to wrap up a summer switch.
The Azzurri are interested in the Lazio stopper who will be available on a free transfer at the end of the season.
The 25-year-old has played in just one game for the Biancocelesti this term after refusing to extend his deal in Rome.
Azzurri sporting director Riccardo Bigon has held a number of telephone conversations with the player’s representative.
Sky Sport Italia now claim that the two parties will meet in person to thrash out terms.