Napoli are closing on a deal for Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva.

Lucas refused to rule out a move to Naples in an interview with the Brazilian media last week.

Sportmediaset says Napoli would pay €2m to have the Brazilian midfielder on loan for one season, plus an option to buy for a further €10m in July 2015.

It's reported the Partenopei definitively moved in for Lucas after Marouane Fellaini suffered an injury, making the Manchester United man a less appetising prospect.

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