Saturday December 27 2014
Lucas Leiva close to Inter

Inter are closing in on Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva, who confirmed there is “no interest” from Napoli.

The Brazilian is eager for more playing time and would be available on loan for the next six months.

According to Sport Mediaset, the Nerazzurri are stepping up their attempts to sign Lucas Leiva in the January transfer window.

He had been heavily linked with Napoli and a reunion with Rafa Benitez, but confessed that is no longer an option.

“Everyone knows Napoli came after me over the summer, but at this moment they have showed no concrete interest in me,” Lucas told Show de Esportes in Brazil.

“My future? At the moment all I know is that I won’t return to Gremio.”

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