Wednesday’s biggest Arsenal news and transfer gossip.
The 24-year-old made 21 Serie A appearances for the Naples side last season but was not always first-choice with 10 of those outings beginning from the bench.
Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell could be leaving Arsenal for good, with former Manchester United boss David Moyes ready to spend £6m to take the 23-year-old to Real Sociedad, the Daily Mirror reports.
Costa Rica star Campbell joined Villarreal on loan last January as part of Arsenal’s deal for defender Gabriel Paulista.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has dismissed reports linking midfielder Mesut Ozil, 26, with a move away from the Gunners, Sky Sports reports.
Reports in Italy suggest Ozil is a target for Champions League finalists Juventus, while there have also been suggestions that the forward may be unhappy with his role at Arsenal.
Arsenal could miss out on a move for Barcelona winger Pedro, who is being chased by Premier League title rivals Chelsea, the Daily Star reports.
It is believed that the Blues have matched the player’s buyout fee and could land him at some point over the next week.