Italian Side Napoli Targets Nigerian Wonderkid Samuel Chukwueze

Gennaro Gattuso’s side Napoli have listed Nigerian and Villareal winger Samuel Chukwueze as a potential summer target for the Partenopei should they fail in their bid for Sassuolo winger Jeremie Boga falls through. Samuel Chukwueze

Partenopei recently signed Victor Osimhen making him the most expensive African football yet from French side LOSC Lille, paying a sum of €81m plus add-ons and a goalkeeper for the 21-year-old.

Napoli are actively in the market seeking for a replacement for winger Jose Callejon, whose contract lapses by the end of August, Jeremie had been their prime target and Samuel Chukwueze as alternative

The club is looking out for a replacement for Jose Callejon, whose current deal lapses at the end of August and have identified Boga as their prime target and Chukwueze as an alternative, according to a report on

“Napoli have not hidden their desire to sign Boga, who is being coveted by several Serie A teams,” the report read.

“Atalanta has overtaken Napoli in the race to sign Boga, valued at €30m, but the Partenopei believe they can get Chukwueze for €25m if they don’t get Boga.”

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