Napoli are finalisig a deal for Santos goalkeeper Rafael.

Rafael had also been courted by Roma, but a deal is on the table for him to challenge Morgan De Sanctis at the San Paolo instead.

"The negotiations for Rafael's sale to Napoli are going very well and will be finalised imminently," agent Paulo Affonso told Lancenet.

"The conversation he had with Coach Rafa Benitez was decisive in swinging it for Napoli."