Napoli forward Dries Mertens 'wants to stay in Serie A'
Chelsea dealt blow in pursuit of Dries Mertens as Napoli forward ‘wants to stay in Serie A and join Inter’ should his contract expire this summer
- Dries Mertens is set to see his contract at Napoli expire over the coming months
- The Belgium international has been linked with a move to the Premier League
- However, reports suggest the 34-year-old would be keen to continue in Serie A
Chelsea could be set to miss out one of their top targets this summer with Dries Mertens eyeing a stay in Serie A should his Napoli contract expire.
The Belgium international is reportedly a top target at Stamford Bridge but is also wanted by Inter and their former Blues boss Antonio Conte.
And according to Sky Sports Italia, the 33-year-old would prioritise a move to the San Siro over a shot at the Premier League.
Dries Mertens is reportedly looking to stay in Serie A should he leave Napoli this summer
Mertens could link up with former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte at the San Siro if he joins Inter
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