Dries Mertens’ wife has revealed that she stopped the Napoli forward from moving to China. “It could ruin things.”
Mertens’ contract with Napoli has only a year left to run and the Belgian had failed to rule out a transfer to China, having turned 32 last month.
However, Katrin Kerkhofs told Humo: “Towards the end of a football career, those kinds of clubs start doing the rounds. I understand that it’s tempting.