Napoli seem to be getting closer to agreeing a deal for Swansea striker Michu and could be about to discuss personal terms with the player.
Michu has not travelled to the USA with the rest of the Swansea squad for their pre-season training camp and he appears to be ready to leave South Wales.
Looking to strengthen their squad for next season's Scudetto challenge, Napoli are believed to see Michu as an ideal addition to their striking ranks.
However, the problem may lie in agreeing a deal that suits both clubs with Swansea favouring an outright sale and Napoli preferring a loan.
The Italian side do have money to spend though as owner Aurelio De Laurentiis has made clear that coach Rafa Benitez will receive all the new recruits he needs.
Michu joined Swansea from Spanish side Rayo Vallecano for £2.2 million in 2012 and impressed in his first season as the club's top scorer with 22 goals.
His second season was a tougher one and ankle and knee injuries meant that he only made 15 starts and scored just two goals.
Italian reports suggest that Michu is more or less waiting by the phone hoping to be given the go-ahead to join Napoli's training camp.