Napoli are reigniting their attempts to sign Tottenham midfielder Sandro after Marouane Fellaini’s injury.
The Partenopei have signed Jonathan de Guzman from Villarreal, but are still looking for another midfield reinforcement.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Rafa Benitez’s side have picked up the old conversation with Spurs for Sandro.
Rapid developments are not expected, as Napoli will hold off on any decision until after the second leg of their Champions League play-off with Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday.
Entry into the tournament will have a decisive knock-on effect for Napoli’s transfer strategy.
The first leg ended 1-1 at the Stadio San Paolo.
Fellaini had been the hot favourite on loan from Manchester United, but this week the Belgian international suffered an ankle injury in training and was spotted on crutches.
It remains to be seen how long he’ll be out for, but Napoli are already looking elsewhere.