Napoli will have big changes at every level in the summer, from the management, to the bench, and the squad. Francesco Calzona won’t be confirmed as they haven’t been able to bounce back with him at the helm. However, president Aurelio De Laurentiis has appreciated his contribution. If he was open to it, he could stay on as an assistant, Il Mattino informed (via OneFootball).

The Partenopei are focusing on two names for their opening, Corriere dello Sport informed. Vincenzo Italiano is highly likely to leave Fiorentina, and he’s near the top of their wish list. Moreover, the patron has been courting Antonio Conte for about a year.

Napoli will also need to rebuild their front office. Most of their directors are on expiring contracts. Some might join Cristiano Giuntoli in Turin, as they weren’t allowed to do that last summer. The Azzurri are considering former Roma official Tiago Pinto.

Finding a new no.9 will be their first order of business in the transfer market. Bologna’s Joshua Zirkzee, Lille’s Jonathan David, and Feyenoord’s Santiago Gimenez are the top candidates to succeed Victor Osimhen.

Our Take on Napoli

Conte will get the job if he wants it, but he might have more alluring options elsewhere, especially if they don’t qualify for the Champions League, which is almost certain at this point. He’d come in with a close associate as a director. Italiano has lost some luster this campaign but would be an okay choice for a side headed for a soft rebuild.

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