Emanuele Giaccherini close to leaving Sunderland for Napoli

first_img Emanuele Giaccherini fell out with former Black Cats boss Dick Advocaat Emanuele Giaccherini is close to completing a move from Sunderland to Napoli, according to reports in Italy.The midfielder spent last season on loan at Bologna after falling out of favour with former Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat and has now set his sights on a permanent switch back to his home country.Torino were in advanced talks with the 31-year-old and had a £2.5m bid accepted by Sunderland, but Napoli have now appeared to have hijacked the move.The lure of Champions League football with Napoli was pivotal in Giaccherini’s last-minute change of heart, and, according to Sportitalia, he has travelled to Italy to hold talks with the club’s sporting director.Giaccherini joined Sunderland from Juventus in 2013 but made only 27 appearances in his two campaigns at the Stadium of Light. 1last_img read more

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