Serie A giants plotting January move for £80,000 a-week Chelsea star

October 15, 2018

Serie A giants Napoli are reportedly interested in securing the services of Chelsea full-back Davide Zappacosta during the January transfer window.

The 26-year-old has only joined the Blues from Torino in the summer of 2017 season and since than has made 35 appearances in all competitions for Chelsea.

Italy international star has made just three appearances for Chelsea this campaign, but, and has played just six minutes of Premier League football under the Blues new boss Maurizio Sarri.

According to Rai Sport, Serie A giants are closely monitoring developments surrounding the 26-year-old defender, and could make a move for his signature during the January transfer window.

The versatile defender has a contract at Chelsea until the end of the 2020-21 season.

Meanwhile, Chelsea head-coach Maurizio Sarri reportedly keen on to bring in Genoa’s striker Krzysztof Piatek to Stamford Bridge as a replacement for Spanish forward Alvaro Morata.

The 23-year-old forward has moved to Serie A from Cracovia ahead of the 2018-19 season and has been in stunning form for his new teams this campaign, scoring 13 goals in eight games in all competitions.

Serie A outfits have reportedly slapped a £43.8m price-tag on his head amid suggestions that Barcelona and Man City keen on to sign him at the end of 2018/19 season.