Euro Football Rumours

Napoli preparing summer swoop for Real Sociedad winger Mikel Oyarzabal

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media, Napoli are preparing summer swoop for Real Sociedad prodigy Mikel Oyarzabal.

Mikel Oyarzabal has joined Real Sociedad in 2011. The 20 year-old has a valid contract with Real Sociedad until June 2022.

Since his arrival from Real Sociedad B team, Mikel Oyarzabal has scored nine goals and provided 11 assists in 65 games for Real Sociedad, including three goals and provided nine assists in 41 games in all competitions this season.

The 20-year-old is considered to be one of the best young wingers in La Liga.

Mikel Oyarzabal has represented Spain at Under-19 and Under-21 level, winning six caps, before making his senior international debut in May 2016. As a member of Spain national football team, Oyarzabal has won only one cap.

The Spain international is a player who has impressed many European clubs in the last two seasons, and it is understood that Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri would prefer playing him as a left-winger.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Napoli scouts had already watched Mikel Oyarzabal this seasson. The only problem at this moment is that the Spain international has very high release clause of 50 million euros in his contract.

How strong that interest is and whether Napoli will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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