Verdi has shown already this season why he remains so sought-after, scoring five goals, along with four assists in Serie A. This impressive display from the Italian winger has stoked strong interests from Napoli, as well as the other clubs, according to Saputo.
Speaking about the attraction that Verdi has created, Saputo told sky (via Football Italia): “It’s not only Napoli, it’s great when the big teams want our players. It’s a difficult situation for us though, and we’ll have to make the right decisions.
“It’s a dossier [sporting director] Riccardo Bigon is working on, then we’ll make a decision."
With the transfer window nearing its reopening in January, Napoli have also been looking elsewhere around Serie A for a winger to compliment their impressive attacking unit.
With their premature exit from this year’s Champions League group stage, Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri
However, according to Bologna president Saputo, the signing of Verdi is still at its early stages. He added: “Will he leave in January? I won’t say yes or no, we’d need to evaluate any offer.”