Napoli target loan deal for Arsenal transfer target

first_img1 Rugani currently plays for Juventus and the Italy national team Arsenal have been joined by Napoli in the race for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.The 21-year-old has been tipped for a big future and has already been likened to World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro.However, despite his promise, Rugani is struggling to break into the Juventus side and it has led to reports that he wants a move.Arsenal are long-term admirers of the Italian and scouted him on several occasions during his youth career.But now, according to Il Mattino, Napoli are ready to rival the Gunners for the centre-back by offering to take him on loan in January.Arsenal are in favour of a permanent deal – but they may now miss out as Juventus still see a future for Rugani and would be more open to Napoli’s proposal of a short-term loan.last_img