Napoli take their search for a new manager to Portugal after Enrique talks cool down.
As Pulse Sports reported, Luis Enrique was the club's top candidate to take over from Spalletti; however, president Aurelien de Laurentiis revealed that the Spaniard prefers a move to the Premier League.
I Partenopei are now said to have pivoted towards a new target and are keen to land the Portuguese.
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Luis Enrique has been lined up as a replacement for departing Napoli boss Juliano Spalletti who helped the club win the Serie A title.
Napoli eye Conceicao
According to Il Martino, the Porto boss, who led his team to a second-place finish in the Primera Liga, has emerged as a 'serious option' for the Napoli job.
The Serie A champions are reportedly willing to offer €6 million to prise him away from the Portuguese side, two million short of the reported €8 million they offered to Luis Enrique.
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Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti has hailed Osimhen’s impact on his team and has opened up on the possibility of a transfer in the summer.
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Other names on the Naples club's list include Bologna's Thiago Motta and Fiorentina's Vincenzo Italiano.
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