Napoli have allegedly been granted permission to talk to Everton by Gremio and a move for the Brazilian 24-year-old seems more and more likely.
The two clubs are yet to open concrete negotiations, but the South American club has been reluctant to let the player leave for less than €25m.
The Partenopei patron Aurelio De Laurentiis wants, according to Il Corriere dello Sport, to discuss the price tag with the Brazilian side.
The report claims that Gremio have allowed the Partenopei to discuss a possible move with the player’s representatives and the chase for his signature has begun.
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