Published On: Sat, Aug 17th, 2013

Napoli close to deal for Cagliari defender

Davide Astori Cagliari are reportedly close to acquiring the services of and Italy defender .

Sky Sport Italia are reporting that the two clubs met on Friday and are set to agree on a €13 million for Astori.

It is believed that he would sign a four-year contract with the Partenopei worth €1m per season.

Earlier last week, Cagliari president Massimo Cellino stated that he would let Astori  leave the club if he requested a move and it appears the Italian international has acted on those words.

The 26-year-old has been with the Rossoblu since 2008, appearing in 144 matches.

He also featured for the Italian national team over the summer during the FIFA Confederations Cup.

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