Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is ready to battle Manchester City to sign Saint-Etienne youngster Kurt Zouma. Benitez wants a new centre-back in January – talkSPORT told you earlier this year that he has considered raiding his former club Liverpool for both Martin Skrtel and Daniel Agger – and he is now keen on Zouma. The 19-year-old, who was recently handed a ten-match ban for breaking an opponent’s leg, has been followed by a number of top European sides, including Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid. talkSPORT also revealed to you that he has ruled out any future move to Saint-Etienne’s fierce local rivals Lyon. City boss Manuel Pellegrini has faced defensive problems this season and could ramp up his interest in Zouma in the New Year.
Napoli to battle Man City for Saint-Etienne youngster
talkSport | Nov 14