Mercato: Naples formalizes the arrival of Raspadori

Naples, particularly active in the transfer market this week, formalized the arrival of the Italian international striker from Sassuolo on Saturday evening. Giacomo Raspadori22 years old.

Both clubs announced on their website the "loan with purchase obligation"the versatile offensive player, capable of playing up front but also on one side or even in a position of N.10.

According to the Italian media, Naples will pay a minimum of 30 million euros (excluding bonuses) in this operation, ie 5 million for the loan paying for a season then 25 million for the purchase itself in a year.

Trained in Sassuolo, Raspadori played his first championship as a starter last season. He currently has 18 goals scored in 76 appearances in Serie A, since his first appearance in May 2019.

He wore the jersey of the Italian team 13 times (3 goals), with which he was notably European champion in the summer of 2021, with an appearance at the end of the match in the 1st round against the country of Wales (1-0).

This arrival in Naples follows those announced Thursday and Friday, in the form of loans with option to buy, of the Argentine striker Giovanni Simeone (Hellas Verona) and the French environment Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham). Napoli is also in advanced discussions with Paris-SG for the transfer of the Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navasconfined to a role of N.2 in France.