Dries Mertens is urging Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen to join him at Napoli.

The pair are Belgium teammates.

"I have already told Vermaelen to come to Napoli 10 times," Mertens said.

"The city is magnificent and even Benitez asked me to convince Vermaelen to come here.

"But Arsenal is a great club and it won't be so easy for him to leave."

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