In recent days rumors have surged surrounding his transfer to Barcelona after the Blaugranastransferred Philippe Coutinho to Aston Villa on a loan for the rest of the season, and given Xavi Hernández predilection of young, explosive players, he could be the perfect fit.
But after news broke of Gareth Bale’s possible retirement after the current season ends, Carlo Ancelotti has started looking for a replacement for the Welsh international, and given his familiarity with the Mexican right-winger, he might be wearing the white jersey next season.
Everything points towards this season being Hirving Lozano’s last season as a Napoli player, especially now that two of the biggest clubs in European soccer are about to start a bid war to acquire his services. According to Transfermarkt, his market value currently is set at $45 million.
Why hasn’t Chucky played with Napoli?
Hirving “Chuky” Lozano hasn’t played in the last two games for Napoli, missing the 1-1 draw against Juventus and the 1-0 victory against Sampdoria, as a result of a positive test for covid right after the holidays. Although he’s asymptomatic, he’s isolated waiting for a negative test.