Aurelio De Laurentiis: Napoli are interested in Matteo Darmian's signature

Kristopher Nichols
August 1, 2018

Darmian has made it clear in no uncertain terms that he wants to leave Manchester United in the ongoing window in order to play more football next season.

The 28-year-old is widely expected to leave Old Trafford this summer following a dismal spell in England.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed the club's interest in signing Matteo Darmian from Manchester United.

And Napoli are now believed to have made an approach for a season-long loan with the option to make the switch a permanent one next summer.

'We are looking at six profiles. "But [also] on our list of [desired] right-backs is [Benjamin] Heinrichs from Bayer Leverkusen".

"Regarding Santiago Arias, I don't know yet, we are on the way, so it's all to see". "Last season, I didn't play much, that's my objective and my ambition", Darmian began.

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The Italy global even wore the captain's armband on Saturday night as United lost 4-1 to Liverpool in the United States.

Alderweireld seemed to be United's first choice but they're refusing to pay big money for a 29-year-old with just 12 months remaining on his current deal.

And the player has recently declared himself his intention to leave for increased game-time.

Darmian has already confirmed that he wants to leave the club with Jose Mourinho saying that he won't stand in his way.

"I hope that the boys on deserved holidays take care of themselves a bit and that somebody wants to do what Rashford and Phil Jones chose to do, which is to be back a bit earlier to try to help the team because for the beginning of the season we are going to be in trouble", Mourinho told reporters on Sunday.

The Old Trafford outfit play German champions Bayern Munich in their final pre-season friendly on August 5 before hosting Leicester in the opening league match on August 10.

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