Napoli are prepared to offer cash plus players to Cagliari for the signature of Chelsea and Liverpool linked midfielder Nicolo Barella.

The 21-year-old Italian midfielder’s future has been subject to much speculation over the last year as more and more clubs show an interest in signing him.

Almost all the top clubs in Italy such as Juventus, Napoli and Inter are interested in snapping up the young Italian midfielder and he has also attracted interest from the Premier League.

Liverpool and Chelsea have been keeping tabs on the player as well, but it seems one of the Italian outfits are prepared to make a decisive move for Barella.

According to Italian broadcaster Sportitalia, Napoli are prepared to offer a cash plus players deal to tempt Cagliari into selling Barella to them.

The Serie A giants are ready to table a bid worth €20m plus two midfielders, in Adam Ounas and Marko Rog, as part of the deal to sign Barella from Cagliari.

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It is unclear whether Napoli are eyeing signing Barella in January, but Cagliari have made it clear that the midfielder will not be sold in the middle of the season.