According to Calciomercato.com, Inter are ready to go all-in for Mertens and prove how much they want to sign him by sending Vice-President and club legend Javier Zanetti to Naples for a meeting.
However, Manchester United remain the favourites, above all because Mertens does not want to repeat the Gonzalo Higuain route of leaving Napoli for another Serie在线外围投注 A rival.
He is in the middle of tense contract negotiations with the Partenopei and, with his deal set to expire in June 2018, time is running out.
If he were to go abroad, the situation would be easier for the fans to accept.
The Belgian winger-turned-centre-forward has scored 26 goals in 39 competitive games this season, p六合投注网站lus 12 assists.
There are reports Inter will try to anticipate Manchester United with a swoop for unsettled N线上足球投注apoli forward Dries Mertens.