Report: Napoli eye double swoop for Liverpool's Lucas Leiva, Martin Skrtel

Liverpool's Lucas in action against Stoke on August 17, 2013
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Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is reportedly keen on signing both Martin Skrtel and Lucas Leiva from Liverpool in January.

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is reportedly keen to be reunited with two of his former players at Liverpool - Lucas Leiva and Martin Skrtel.

The Spaniard, who has led Napoli to second place in the Serie A table after six games, is believed to be considering his options for the January transfer window.

There had been suggestions that Benitez was keen on signing Skrtel, but now, reports in Italy have claimed that Lucas is also on his list, according to talkSPORT.

Benitez signed Lucas from Gremio in 2007 while manager of Liverpool.

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez prior to kick-off during the Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund on September 18, 2013
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