Dries Mertens

Dries Mertens

Dries Mertens

  • Current club: S.S.C. Napoli
  • Date of Birth: 6 May 1987
  • Birthplace: Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
  • Position: Forward

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      Arsenal handed Carrasco boost - but they should target Fraser instead
      to Napoli’s Dries Mertens. Carrasco was heavily linked with a move to the Emirates during the summer, but is he still the right man to
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      News from Eyefootball

      Arsenal handed boost in signing Belgian attacker?

      Arsenal have been handed with a potential boost in signing Yannick Carrasco with Dalian Yifang resigned to the fact that he wants to return to European football.

      Could Luis Suarez be on his way out of Barcelona?

      Luis Suarez is 33 and Barcelona are finding his replacement. Suarez is still capable of offering a high level of football in Europe. If Barcelona decide to cash in on Suarez, he could generate a reasonable fee. 

      Chelsea boss wants reunion with Napoli forward

      Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is reportedly hopeful of reuniting with Napoli forward Dries Mertens in either January or at the end of the season.

      United identify Perisic alternative?

      Manchester United have turned their attention to Napoli's Dries Mertens after failing to land Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic.

      Is Belgium's golden generation now ready?

      Another victory for Belgium against Brazil in the World Cup signalled the country's unbeaten tournament so far. Is this finally Belgium's time to shine?

      Maurizio Sarri wants Napoli quartet at Chelsea?

      Maurizio Sarri will reportedly seek to bring four Napoli players to Chelsea, once he is appointed as the head coach of the Premier League outfit.

      The history of the nations competing in Group G of the 2018 World Cup

      Germany are the defending world champions and head to Russia this summer among the favourites to repeat their success from four years ago.

      Nainggolan fails to make cut for Belgium squad

      Radja Nainggolan is a surprise omission from Belgium's World Cup this summer. Roberto Martinez has named his final 23-man squad and Roma midfielder Nainggolan is a victim of the cull; with Martinez opting for a youthful looking squad.

      Manchester United interested in Napoli frontman

      Manchester United have reportedly reignited their interest in Napoli forward Dries Mertens ahead of this summer's transfer window.

      Torino president confirms that no bids have been made for Andrea Belotti

      Amidst many reports linking Torino's star striker to a move away from the club, most notably to Chelsea and Manchester United, Torino's president revealed there haven't been any bids for Belotti.

      Riyad Mahrez back on Chelsea radar?

      Premier League holders Chelsea could return for the services of Riyad Mahrez this summer following their failed move to sign Napoli's Dries Mertens.

      Chelsea table club-record bid for Napoli defender

      Premier League champions Chelsea have made a club-record offer to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer transfer window.

      Serie A predictions

       The final round of Serie A fixtures takes place this weekend and there is still plenty to be decided in the Italian top flight. Juventus have wrapped up the title for the sixth time in a row, but Roma and Napoli are still battling it out for second place. At the other end of the table Pescara and Palermo have been relegated and either Crotone or Empoli will join them in next season’s Serie B depending on how the results go. Here are some predictions ahead of week 38 in the 2016/17 Serie A season:

      Chelsea to battle Man Utd for Napoli attacker

      Premier League rivals Chelsea and Manchester United are set to go head-to-head in the race to sign Napoli forward Dries Mertens in the summer.

      Serie A forward to turn down Man Utd

      Napoli attacker Dries Mertens is set to turn down a summer move to Manchester United in order to prolong his stay with the Naples outfit.

      Inter Milan to rival Man Utd for Serie A attacker

      Inter Milan will reportedly go head-to-head with Manchester United in the race to sign Napoli forward Dries Mertens in the summer.

      Man Utd in talks with Serie A forward?

      Manchester United are prepared to offer a double your money contract to Dries Mertens as they seek to lure him from Napoli during the summer transfer window.

      Newcastle in for Dries Mertens?

      Newcastle United are reportedly prepared to rival Premier League's elite in the pursuit of Napoli striker Dries Mertens.

      Man Utd in contact with Dries Mertens

      Manchester United are understood to have held secret talks with Napoli forward Dries Mertens ahead of a potential move to Old Trafford this summer.

      Manchester clubs on alert as Mertens stalls

      In form Napoli attacker Dries Mertens has reportedly stalled contract negotiations with the Serie A club, amid interest from Manchester United and Manchester City.