Ancelotti looking at Mariano and Marcos Llorente for Napoli
Carlo Ancelotti is looking to bolster his Napoli squad in January with the Serie A club in the chase for flatware on three fronts and the previous Real Madrid mentor is apparently considering an attack on his previous club for striker Mariano and midfielder Marcos Llorente.
With Vinicius Junior gaining more playing time under Santiago Solari and Llorente infrequently including for the side, the Bernabéu load up are accepted to be available to offers and Corriere dello Sport covered Thursday that Ancelotti is weighing up an offer for the match.
Ancelotti open to loan moves or permanent deals
The Italian is quick to add a striker to his positions and knows about both Mariano and Llorente from his time at Real Madrid. Although a permanent deal for the striker is Napoli’s preferred option, the Serie A side are likewise said to be available to a credit game plan for Llorente.
Relations between the two clubs are warm and in 2013 Real sold Gonzalo Higuaín, Raúl Albiol and José Callejón to Napoli for a combined fee of over 50 million euros.