Maurizio Sarri is reportedly keen to go back to former club Napoli in the next transfer window and trigger the release clause of Napoli’s Polish international Piotr Zielinski.
Italian news source Tuttosport via talkSPORT are suggesting that the impressive 24-year old has been offered a brand new contract, that will raise the current release clause of Zielinski up to around €100 million (£90 million).
Under the eye of current Napoli manager and former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti, Piotr Zielinski has impressed in his two Serie A wins so far this season, scoring twice against AC Milan in a spectacular comeback win, where the Naples club where already 2-0 down – coming back to win 3-2.
There were, according to talkSPORT, plenty of rumours when Maurizio Sarri came in that Piotr Zielinski would be one of the first additions at Stamford Bridge this summer. Despite the Pole having a release clause of around £59 million, nothing ever materialised in the transfer market.
Chelsea fans will hope no bids from foreign clubs materialise before the transfer windows close in Europe on August 31st.
In 47 appearances for Napoli last season (under Sarri) Zielinski scored seven goals and assisted a further three – including games in the Champions League and Europa League.