Napoli remain keen on signing Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini this summer but their valuation of the midfielder could prove to be a stumbling block, according to reports in Italy.
Fellaini, 26, only moved to Old Trafford last summer for 27.5 million pounds but endured a first season plagued by injury and underwhelming form.
Il Corriere dello Sport reports that, while United would like to sell the Belgium international outright, Napoli prefer the option of a season-long loan with an option to make the move permanent next summer as they are reluctant to stump up the reported 15 million pound fee.
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Napoli's director of sport Riccardo Bigon is already on his way to England to thrash out a deal with the Red Devils, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, and the Belgian may also be making another transfer-related trip.
Bigon is also expected to pay Leverkusen a visit to discuss the possibility of signing Germany's World Cup winner Christoph Kramer, who is currently midway through a two-year loan spell at Borussia Moenchengladbach.
Both players are high up on coach Rafael Benitez's wishlist as he looks to strengthen his side further for a Serie A title tilt this season. For that undertaking, the Spaniard is delighted to see Gonzalo Higuain cut short his post-World Cup vacation to report for preseason training.
"He's motivated," Benitez said at a news conference. "He was due back in Naples on Aug. 4, but he could be back on the second already because he cannot wait to get started."
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