Sunday July 30 2017
Napoli continue Zinchenko talks

Napoli want Oleksandr Zinchenko on loan with option to buy for €10m, but Manchester City seek options on Kalidou Koulibaly and Piotr Zielinski.

The 20-year-old Ukraine international is seen as the ideal replacement for Emanuele Giaccherini, who is heading towards Sparta Prague.

According to Sportitalia, he is certainly available after a loan spell at PSV Eindhoven, but the terms of the deal are being discussed.

Napoli would prefer it to be a loan with option to buy, whereas Manchester City are eager to ensure that option becomes mandatory.

It is also reported that Pep Guardiola wants options on Napoli stars Koulibaly and Zielinski to be introduced, but the Partenopei have absolutely no intention of accepting such a proposal.

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