Christian Maggio has conceded that Ezequiel Lavezzi will likely leave Napoli in the summer transfer window.
The Argentina international has been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Inter, and Maggio has stressed that the Napoli players have been aware of Lavezzi's desire to move on for quite a while.
"We have known for some time that Pocho [Lavezzi] wants to leave the club," Maggio said at a press conference. "The fact that big clubs are showing an interest in signing players like Lavezzi and Edinson Cavani shows that Napoli's football is being appreciated."
The 27-year-old Lavezzi has a contract with Napoli that runs until the summer of 2015, but reportedly has a release clause of €31 million.
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