Napoli are reportedly stepping up their bid for Eduardo Vargas, flying out to Chile with a €13m offer to beat the competition.
The Universidad de Chile striker has attracted interest from clubs all over Europe, including Inter, Roma and Juventus.
According to La Segunda newspaper in Chile, Napoli aim to secure the starlet’s signature before a bidding war can truly break out.
Chief scout Maurizio Micheli reportedly met with Universidad intermediaries in a Santiago de Chile hotel on Wednesday.
Napoli proposed €13m to bring in Vargas and stave off competition from Arsenal and Chelsea.
The Partenopei would also be happy to leave him in Chile until the summer.