Napoli may be in with a shout in the race for Piotr Zielinski's signature as the Italian club has reportedly agreed fee with Udinese as firm favorites Liverpool are taking their own sweet time in closing the deal for the Polish midfielder. Piotr Zielinski to Liverpool has been rumored to be done even before the Euros began and there were reports that the announcement was to be done as soon as The Polish National Team exit the European Championships. In reports as recent as yesterday, there were reports that Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp himself called Zielinski and assured him of his role at Anfield in a bid to convince him to join The Reds.

Maurizio Sarri’s side faces a tricky away trip at the Stadio Fruili on Sunday against Udinese. Coach Luigi de Canio had an immediate impact with the Zebrette helping them to a draw against high flying Sassuolo. Napoli, will however, be an even bigger challenge for the coach, who recently replaced Stefano Colantuono, who got sacked after the defeat to Roma. Udinese have slipped down to the 16th place in the Serie A league table and are hovering dangerously over the relegation zone. The gap between them and the currently 18th placed team Palermo is 3 points. Napoli, on the other hand, are serious title contenders this season and will hope to capitalize on Juve’s potential slip ups in the match days on account of their injury problems. The three points that separate Udinese from the relegation zone, also separates Napoli from currently first placed Juventus. Gonzalo Higuain has 29 goals in Serie A this season with 8 games to go. He will most likely […]