Bayern Munich are trying to convince Mario Gomez to break his word with Fiorentina and accept a move to Napoli instead.
“Without the right conditions, there cannot be a deal,” Bayern director of sport Matthias Sammer told Sport1 on Saturday.
“Until our requests are satisfied, nothing is going to happen. In any case, Mario only wants to join Fiorentina.”
According to La Repubblica, the player’s intentions can be used to force Bayern into lowering their price-tag.
It had been €20m plus a further €5m in performance-related bonuses, but could drop to just €16m plus €2m in bonuses.
Gomez has made it clear he will not accept a bidding war over his future, cutting out competition from Napoli and Premier League clubs.
However, Fiorentina still need to sell Stevan Jovetic or Adem Ljajic before they can snap up Gomez.
It is also reported on Sky Sport Italia that Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has arrived at the Bayern training camp in order to talk Gomez into accepting the Napoli offer.
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