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Monday December 28 2020
Juventus consider Llorente return

Fernando Llorente could return to Juventus in January after a disappointing spell at Napoli, although there is also interest from Sampdoria.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the 35-year-old is on the list of potential signings for Juve, who need someone with similar characteristics to Alvaro Morata.

It would be a return to Turin, as Llorente was already there from 2013-15, scoring 27 goals in 92 games for the club.

He has made just one 19-minute substitute appearance for Napoli so far this season, despite the on-going injury crisis among their forwards.

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Sunday December 27 2020
Juve consider attacking trio to back up Morata

According to Tuttosport, Juventus are considering the return of Fernando Llorente and Simone Zaza or the signing of Leonardo Pavoletti to back up Alvaro Morata.

Andrea Pirlo needs a back up striker as Morata is the only classic centre forward at Juventus and according to Tuttosport, the Old Lady are considering the return of Fernando Llorente and Simone Zaza.

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Sunday December 20 2020
Giuntoli: 'Milik and Llorente out in January'

Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli confirms Arkadiusz Milik and Fernando Llorente will leave in January, while Victor Osimhen’s recovery is still uncertain.

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“Every game is a moment of truth, you need to keep a cool head and we’ll see at the end of the season who achieves their targets,” Giuntoli told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday December 19 2020
Llorente all set for Sampdoria

Fernando Llorente is reportedly on the verge of accepting a transfer to Sampdoria after failing to feature for Napoli this season.

The striker had already been approached at the start of this campaign, but the situation has changed and Sportitalia maintain a deal will be struck next week.

Llorente’s contract with Napoli runs to the end of this season and Samp will likely just take on the remaining six months.

The Blucerchiati could also add an option to extend the deal for another year.

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Saturday December 12 2020
Sampdoria ask for Llorente

Sampdoria have asked Napoli for striker Fernando Llorente on loan with a contribution to pay for his salary, claim Sky Sport Italia.

According to transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio, the initial approach has been made and more details can be discussed when the two teams face off in Serie A on Sunday.

Llorente is 35 years old and joined Napoli as a free agent from Tottenham Hotspur in September 2019.

However, he is yet to play a single minute of football this season, even though Arkadiusz Milik has been frozen out.

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Thursday December 3 2020
Sampdoria in for Llorente?

Sampdoria are reportedly preparing to make a move for Napoli forward Fernando Llorente in January.

Il Secolo XIX claims the Blucerchiati, who signed veteran Antonio Candreva on loan from Inter over the summer, have targeted the Spanish centre-forward this winter.

The newspaper claims Claudio Ranieri has asked President Massimo Ferrero to get him a new striker and the patron is ready to make a move for Llorente.

The 35-year-old has not played in Serie A for the Partenopei this term and his contract expires in June 2021.

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Tuesday November 17 2020
Fever troubling Bakayoko?

It’s reported Napoli midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is in self-isolation with a fever, but has tested negative for COVID-19.

Fernando Llorente and Bakayoko did not take part in today’s training session, officially due to ‘feeling slightly unwell.’

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Chelsea-owned midfielder is in worse condition, in bed with a high fever.

The swabs taken so far have all been negative for COVID-19, but he will remain in isolation as a precaution.

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Tuesday November 17 2020
Napoli: Bakayoko missed training

Napoli confirmed Tiemoue Bakayoko missed training due to illness ahead of the match against his former team, but Kalidou Koulibaly is back in full training.

The Partenopei announced Fernando Llorente and Bakayoko did not train with the team group today, due to illness.

The official statement from the club revealed Senegalese defender Koulibaly has returned from international duty and completed the full session with the rest of the team.

Eljif Elmas is also back in the squad as the Azzurri prepare for the match against League leaders Milan on Sunday.

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Wednesday October 7 2020
Milik left off Napoli squad lists

Napoli named their squad for the Serie A and Europa League tournaments, with Arkadiusz Milik not included on either of them.

The striker’s contract is due to expire at the end of this season and he had been on the verge of moves to Roma and then Fiorentina, but they never materialised.

He was warned that if he did not accept a transfer, he’d be left in the stands, and the club seems to be following through on that promise.

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Monday October 5 2020
Llorente to Sampdoria?

Sampdoria have reportedly reached an agreement with Napoli for striker Fernando Llorente.

Calciomercato.it explains the Spanish forward could be heading to the Marassi on the final day of the transfer market.

Napoli are hoping to offload the high wages and have reached an agreement with the Blucerchiati for the permanent sale of the former Juventus forward.

La Gazzetta dello Sport revealed Napoli want to free Llorente from his deal at the San Paolo, as he earns €2.5m a season until June 2021.

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