Napoli “are in negotiations” with Bayer Leverkusen, confirmed the agent of Chile international Arturo Vidal.
The 24-year-old midfielder, full name Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo, is the second major reinforcement planned for the Partenopei after a bid for Udinese's Gokhan Inler.
“Of course Vidal could come to Napoli. I can confirm they are in negotiations and a meeting has taken place,” revealed agent Fernando Felicevich in the Corriere dello Sport.
“I'm afraid I cannot add anything more right now.”
The price-tag is thought to be around €12m and Bayer Leverkusen do not want to go lower than that.
Vidal is a versatile figure and can play in several different midfield roles, while he is effective in defence and attack.
He also has an eye for goal thanks to a powerful right-foot shot and brings international experience to a side that will be in the Champions League next season.