Napoli are interested in signing outcast Lazio full-back Mohamed Fares on a loan deal.
As reported by Italian newspaper Il Corriere del Mezzogiorno (via LazioNews24) earlier today, the Partenopei are looking to sign a new full-back before the end of this transfer window, and have underlined the 25-year-old Algerian as an interesting option.
The Biancocelesti need to offload some players this month, especially considering their issue with the liquidity ratio, which is still blocking any new signings.
Lazio coach Maurizio Sarri was not impressed with Fares at the pre-season training camp in Auronzo di Cadore and has not included the player in his project for the upcoming season, so he has been placed on the transfer list.
The Algerian full-back, who is contracted to the Roman club until 2025, made 21 Serie A appearances last season, for a total of 1138 minutes. In that time, he provided only one assist, struggling to impress defensively either.