There are reports Napoli are in talks with Tottenham to exchange Jan Vertonghen with Valon Behrami.
According to newspaper Il Mattino, Rafa Benitez has specifically requested the 26-year-old centre-back for next season.
Belgium international Vertonghen had been linked with Fiorentina in the past, Napoli would give him the opportunity to play in the Champions League.
The other option would be for him to reunite with ex-Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas at Zenit St. Petersburg.
Il Mattino claims Napoli hope to get the upper hand by offering Swiss international midfielder Behrami in exchange.
Betting on Serie A? Bet365 are offering a 100% deposit bonus, up to £200 - find out more