Euro Football Rumours

Watford and Leicester linked with a summer move for Napoli midfielder Allan

Watford and Leicester City are linked with a summer move for Napoli midfielder Allan, according to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media.

Allan has joined Napoli from Udinese for a fee in the region of 11.5 million euros in July 2015. The 26 year-old has a valid contract with Napoli until the June 2019.

Since his arrival from Udinese, Allan has scored three goals and provided ten assists in 72 games for Napoli, including three assists in 29 games in all competition this season.

Allan has also represented Brazil at Under-20 level, winning five caps.

The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the most interesting midfielders in Serie A.

The Brazil international has been in fine form for Napoli, but according to his agent Allan is not satisfied with average only 51 minutes per match this season.

Allan has been long term target of Walter Mazzarri since he was manager in Napoli and Claudio Ranieri as the managers look to bolster their midfield options for the next season.

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

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