Napoli, first reinforcement ready for Antonio Conte

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Napoli, at the details the negotiation for Rafa Marin

Antonio Conte’s new Napoli is beginning to take shape. The Azzurri club, in fact, is è ready to give the new coach the first reinforcement in defense, namely Rafa Marin, a 2002 class defender from Real Madrid who è returned from a positive season on loan with l'Alaves.

According to reports from "Sky Sport", the negotiations would already be at an advanced stage with the parties having already reached an agreement on the basis of an outright transfer for around 10-12 million euros plus a buy-back clause in favor of the Blancos. New contacts between the two clubs would be expected in the coming hours to iron out the last details and reach the final white smoke.

The arrival of the young man born in 2002, however, would be only the first piece, as Napoli would be intent on heavily reinforcing the defense, also complicit in the move to a 3-man defense. The Azzurri, in fact, would be closely following the experienced profiles of Mario Hermoso and Mats Hummels, who have been released by Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, respectively. When the European Championship is over, on the other hand, they will officially start the assault on Alessandro Buongiorno, whom Torino values at around 40 million euros.

As for the exits, the main names holding sway are the three big stars of the Scudetto season: Victor Osimhen, Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

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