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Inter Milan coach Conte chasing Napoli striker Mertens

Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is eyeing a January raid on Napoli.

Het Nieuwsblad says Conte sees Napoli striker Dries Mertens as an ideal foil for Romelu Lukaku, even ahead of Lautaro Martinez.

The Belgium international is ready to leave the Azzurri in 2020 after the squad's bust-up with president Aurelio de Laurentiis.

A lucrative move to China is being put together by his intermediaries, however Conte is ready to intervene.

The Italian wanted to sign Mertens while in charge of Chelsea and is now ready to try again for him in next month.

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