Lorenzo Insigne has opened the door to a possible move away from Napoli by admitting that it is possible the two parties go their “separate ways” in the near future.
The 25-year-old forward is a Naples native living his 'dream' at his hometown club. However, contract talks which broke down last summer have yet to be revived.
With there seemingly no agreement in sight, the Italy international concedes that a switch elsewhere now has to be considered a possibility.
Insigne has been heavily linked with a transfer to the Premier League in the not too distant past, with Arsenal and Liverpool among those said to be keeping a close eye on his situation.
The revelation that a top target is prepared to leave the door open to potential offers is likely to pique their interest again as plans are drawn up for the summer.
Insigne told Rai Sport: “Renewal? I encountered Napoli this summer, but the first meeting did not go well.
“My agents will speak about any renewal; I gave my full availability to the president, and I hope a deal goes through. If my dream of playing for Napoli shatters, then it will not be my fault.
“My dream was to reach Serie A with Napoli, and to win an important trophy. I told the president enough, and did what I had to; my conscience is clean.
“I expressed my position. If they want to continue this relationship, then good. Otherwise, we will go our separate ways.”
Insigne has netted 13 times in 39 appearances for Napoli this season, including a match-winning brace in a 3-2 victory over Empoli on Sunday.