Napoli eye Mateta as Osimhen replacement.

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Napoli have shown interest in Crystal Palace striker Jean-Philippe Mateta as a potential replacement for Victor Osimhen. Who could make a big-money transfer.

French outlet L’Equipe reports that Crystal Palace’s French striker Mateta has become a target for Napoli, who are looking for a replacement for Osimhen, who is expected to leave the team this summer for a fee in the range of 120-130 million euros.UFABET 

Napoli are planning big changes this summer. Starting with the appointment of a new manager after a disappointing season. In which they used three coaches in Rudi Garcia, Walter Mazzarri and Francesco Calzona. Despite Luciano Spalletti leading the team to the Scudetto the previous season.

The team’s main players, Osimhen, have the opportunity to move teams during the transfer market this summer. So the club’s directors began planning to find a replacement for the No. 9 position and saw Mateta as a suitable option.

Mateta, 26, was previously a target for Napoli in 2020 before choosing Osimhen from Lille. And has always kept an eye on Crystal Palace’s performance, shooting this season. 13 goals and 4 assists from 34 Premier League games.

Meanwhile, Osimhen has been linked to United and London rivals Arsenal and Chelsea.

Long-term suitors Chelsea and United would have to raise money through sales to be able to afford the 25-year-old.