Napoli could be about to blow any potential suitors for star striker Gonzalo Higuain out of the water by offering him a new deal worth £110,000 per-week, according to Rai Sport, via Talk Sport.
The news has left the Chelsea and Liverpool supporters here in the Transfer Tavern crying into their pint pots, with several of them hopeful that their team would sign the Argentinean goal machine.
The 28-year-old notched a record breaking 36 goals last season and in breaking the Serie A single-season record, he has attracted top European interest.
Higuain’s current club want to tie him down for another three years and the wages on offer could tempt the striker to stick around in Italy.
One Liverpool fan here in the Tavern is waiting for the Tuesday night quiz to begin and he says he is gutted but not surprised at the news, stating that the Reds or Chelsea signing such a player was always going to be tough, without the attraction of the Champions League.
Liverpool and Chelsea fans, who should you turn to now?