Date: 31st March 2016 at 12:11am
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Napoli and Juventus will have to cough up €25 million if they are to sign Empoli midfielder Riccardo Saponara.

The Serie A leaders and the current chasing party have both expressed interest in the playmaker in recent weeks, and in response the Azzurri have issued a hands off warning by way of their valuation.

According to Tuttosport, they value their prized asset at a cool €25 million.

Such a figure should be able to compensate for the loss of the player, who has featured 22 times for the Italy Under-21 side.

Due to their previous involvement with the player, purchasing him from Empoli in 2013 before selling him back in 2015, AC Milan will be due a slice of any transfer deal.

The 24-year-old has featured 25 times in the league for Empoli this season, hitting the back of the net on five occasions.