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Napoli near €100m swoop for Osimhen, teammate

Napoli are reportedly close to agreeing a €100m double deal for Lille  forward Victor Osimhen and defender Gabriel

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According to French transfer expert Manu Lonjon, Napoli want to wrap up negotiations as soon as possible, with five-year contracts prepared for the pair.

However, he warns that whereas Gabriel – valued at €30m – is ready to accept their offer, Osimhen – valued at €70m – still needs convincing.

Despite that, Alfredo Pedulla continues to maintain the forward will join the Coppa Italia winners, having agreed personal terms a month ago.

Sky Sport Italia, meanwhile, reports the Nigeria international and his representatives are expected in Naples later today for talks with Partenopei officials.

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As for Gabriel, Tutto Napoli writes he will be the ‘heir’ to Kalidou Koulibaly, who has been linked with Premier League moves.

The 22-year-old had also attracted interest from Carlo Ancelotti’s Everton, as well as North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal.

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