Mazzarri driving Napoli deal for Liverpool defender Skrtel

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri is driving their bid for Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel.

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri is driving their bid for Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel.

Corriere dello Sport says Mazzarri is a big fan of Skrtel and has spoken to Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik about his Slovakia teammate.

Skrtel is also interesting Manchester City and wants talks with Liverpool during preseason about a new contract.

Napoli hope to turn Skrtel's head with a £10 million opening bid for the defender.

Mazzarri has told his board to make the Reds man their No1 summer transfer target.

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