Published On: Sat, Oct 26th, 2013
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Napoli linked with move for Swiss defender

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Fabian Schar - BaselNapoli are considering making a move for Basel centre-back Fabian Schar.

The Partenopei are known to be looking to sign a central defender in the January transfer window and are keeping a close eye on the Swiss international.

According to Romanian newspaper Prosport, observers from Napoli scouted the 21-year-old during Basel’s Champions League match against Steaua Bucharest.

The Azzurri could face competition from several of Europe’s top clubs with Arsenal, Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund all reportedly interested in the young defender.

However Schar could be tempted to move to the San Paolo due to the presence Swiss international team-mates Gokhan Inler, Valon Behrami and Blerim Dzemaili.

Schar began his career with hometown club Wil before moving to the Swiss Super League champions in 2012.

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