Joe Avicolli Date:5th January 2014 at 9:38pm
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Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina could possibly remain with the Azzurri once the season ends despite reports claiming otherwise.

The 31-year-old is currently on a season-long loan with the Partenopei from Liverpool and was previously expected to be joining Barcelona at the end of the 2013-14 season, though the Serie A side may now be looking to keep him.

According to Mundo Deportivo, Napoli are willing to pay the Reds’ asking price of around €6 million to permanently sign the Spanish international once the campaign ends, which might end up blocking his potential move to Barca.

Manuel Garcia Quillon, an agent of the veteran goalkeeper, is looking to find the best solution for his client by the end of the season, as Arsenal, Inter and Atletico Madrid are also supposedly in the running to secure the player’s services as well.

Reina has been with Liverpool since 2005 and was unexpectedly transferred on-loan to Napoli over the summer, where he was reunited with former coach Rafa Benitez.