Giovanni Simeone will be joining Napoli in the coming days, after a total agreement was reached between Hellas Verona and the Azzurri. The arrival will soon be made official once the formalities have been completed.
The transfer has been given the here we go signal by renowned transfer insider Fabrizio Romano, which means it is all done. The move will be a loan deal for a fee worth €3.5 million, while there is also a buy option included worth €12 million in the player’s contract.
Giovanni Simeone to join Napoli in the coming days
This past season, the Argentinian was one of the top scorers in Serie A. He scored 17 goals and provided six assists in 36 games, one of the best returns in the league.
As a result, his arrival will push Victor Osimhen to up his level to retain his starting spot. Even if the Nigerian leaves next summer, Giovanni Simeone will be able to provide the much needed goals up front.
Simeone will be bolstering the attack after the departure of Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne this summer. The Azzurri are also looking to bring in Giacomo Raspadori from Sassuolo this summer. They are yet to reach a breakthrough in negotiations, but have been able to agree a deal for the 27-year-old as of now.