Monday June 24 2013
Official: Napoli sign Mertens

Belgian international Dries Mertens has officially signed a five-year contract with Napoli.

“SSC Napoli announce the permanent buy of Dries Mertens, a Belgian wide man who arrives from PSV Eindhoven,” read a statement.

“Mertens has signed a five-year contract.”

He has scored two goals in 19 caps for the senior Belgium side, notching up 62 games and 37 goals for PSV Eindhoven.

It is believed the transfer cost Napoli approximately €9.5m.

“Dries has been in Naples over the last few days and told me he is already in love with the immensity of our city. Welcome Dries!” wrote President Aurelio De Laurentiis on Twitter.