Friday July 1 2011
Ogbonna not on Napoli list

The agent of Angelo Ogbonna has categorically ruled out fresh interest from Napoli in his client.

The Azzurri are again being linked with the Torino defender after failing to land his signature in January.

However, speaking with Radio Kiss Kiss, representative Carlo Pallavicino dismissed the transfer speculation.

"At the moment I can exclude the possibility of seeing Ogbonna join Napoli," Pallavicino made it clear.

"I have had no contact with the Stadio San Paolo outfit, not even a phone call. There is nothing to register."

The 23-year-old, who was called up for the recent Italy friendly against the Republic of Ireland, was also linked with Juventus this month.

Torino President Urbaino Cairo suggested that he valued the player at €20m.

"Angelo is not worth any less than Andrea Ranocchia and, as far as I know, he cost [Inter] €19m [from Genoa]," Cairo stated recently.

"I turned down an offer from Napoli in January when they bid €8m and proposed a half-share in Fabiano Santacroce. That wasn't enough for us."