Dries Mertens set to become Rafael Benitez's first signing as Napoli manager
Rafael Benitez is expected to complete his first signing as Napoli manager later this week.
By Gerrit van Leeuwen
Last Updated: 20/06/13 10:59am
PSV Eindhoven winger Dries Mertens has been linked with a number of clubs over the summer but it appears that he is on the verge of signing for the Italian side.
And the 26-year-old Belgian is expected to sign a five-year deal before the weekend.
Speaking to Dutch paper De Telegraaf, the player's agent revealed that the deal is close to completion.
Soren Lerby said: "Napoli and PSV almost reached an agreement. And Dries agreed on 99% of a five-year deal."