His father has confirmed a move to Italy is close.
â€śHe thinks heâ€™ll be in Naples by the end of next week,â€ť Herman Mertens told Niewsblad. â€śItâ€™s a unique opportunity for him.
â€śHis girlfriend was hoping for a transfer to London, but then Napoli arrived. When an offer from an important club like that is made then you canâ€™t say no.â€ť