Stephan El Shaarawy’s brother has rubbished reports that the Milan striker will leave for Napoli in the summer.
The 21-year-old has been out since the start of the season after suffering a metatarsal fracture, playing just four League games all term.
However, reports continue to link the Italy international with the Partenopei, with some outlets claiming that the Rossoneri could let the forward go out on loan.
The 21-year-old’s sibling though, has insisted that those stories are nonsense.
“I’ve heard rumours that [Napoli President Aurelio] De Laurentiis wants my brother,” Manuel El Shaarawy told Radio Crc.
“And of course, those sort of stories don’t make anyone happy.
“As far as I’m aware, Milan don’t want Stephan to leave, whether it’s on loan or not.
“It’s been a tough season for Stephan, but unfortunately accidents like this happen all the time to professionals.
“I doubt he’ll be fit for the World Cup, so now he’s training and hopes to be able to get in with the first team before the end of the season.”
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