Dries Mertens has lastly put pen to paper on a brand new Napoli contract, conserving him on the membership for at the least two extra years.
Mertens’ signature got here on Wednesday afternoon, simply hours earlier than Napoli are on account of contest the Coppa Italia Last.
“Pleased to be collectively for a very long time. Lengthy stay Dries!” tweeted President Aurelio De Laurentiis.
He has prolonged his deal till 2022, with the choice of a 3rd season on the San Paolo, after declining strikes to Chelsea and Inter.
Regardless of simply turning 33, he’s a real followers’ favorite for the Partenopei and – in netting the purpose in opposition to Inter that booked their place within the Coppa Last – turned their all-time prime scorer.
Since becoming a member of from PSV in 2013, Mertens has scored 122 objectives and assisted 73 in 310 appearances for Napoli.
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