Adriano Boin Date: 19th May 2020 at 9:11pm
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striker Driens Mertens looks set to snub Inter in favour of a new contract with the , with the city ready to celebrate the by making him an honorary citizen.

The Belgian has been linked with a to the Nerazzurri and Chelsea in recent months as he was set to be out of contract at the end of the season, but reports out of suggest things have changed drastically over the past few days.

Sport Mediaset reports Mertens has agreed to sign a new deal with Napoli that will pay him €4 million a season plus €500,000 in bonuses.

The deal will run until June 2022 and see the Belgian pocket a €2.5m signing on bonus.

It’s believed Mertens’ love for Napoli was one of the big reasons behind his decision to , and Partenopei fans have flooded social with warm messages for the the man they’ve nicknamed Ciro.

That may not be all, as a local politician has called for the Belgian to be a made an honorary citizen of Naples.