NEWS
Thursday April 2 2020
Napoli ramp up Pezzella pressure

Napoli are reportedly intensifying their pursuit of Fiorentina captain German Pezzella for next season.

According to Calciomercato.com, the negotiations have already begun with the Argentina international centre-back’s agent.

Fiorentina certainly won’t be eager to let him go, as the 28-year-old is not only a key figure in their defence, but also wears the captain’s armband.

Pezzella is recovering after testing positive for coronavirus, one of several Viola players who caught the highly-contagious illness.

The former River Plate and Real Betis talent has been wearing the Fiorentina jersey since 2017.

Napoli’s interest has been going for several months, but will be cranked up if Kalidou Koulibaly leaves the Stadio San Paolo next term.

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