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DONE DEAL: Napoli clinch signing of Hellas Verona striker Giovanni Simeone

Napoli have completed the signing of Giovanni Simeone from Hellas Verona.

The Argentine joins Napoli on-loan for €3m with a €12m option available next June.

Simeone is coming off a career best season at Verona, where he scored 17 goals.

The striker's permanent option at Napoli will be obligatory should the Azzurri qualify for the Champions League or Simeone scores 20 goals this season.

Gio will be the first Argentine to wear the Napoli shirt since Gonzalo Higuain's departure in 2016 and he was the first to score a goal at the Diego Maradona stadium after it's change of name.



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