Dries Mertens is a professional soccer player who currently plays for Napoli in the Italian Serie A. He is known for his speed and agility, as well as his ability to score goals. He has been playing professionally since 2005 and has made over 450 appearances for Napoli, scoring almost 100 goals. Mertens has also featured for the Belgian national team, and has scored 11 goals in 41 appearances. He is widely regarded as one of the best attacking players in the world and has won numerous individual awards. Read the latest news and watch the latest videos about Dries Mertens below.
Napoli vice president Edoardo De Laurentiis remains hopeful of tying Kalidou Koulibaly and Dries Mertens down to new contracts, although he is uncertain why the former is yet to commit his future to the Partenopei. Meanwhile, De Laurentiis has refused to rule out a move for free agent Paulo Dybala after the talented Argentinian left […]
Napoli boss Luciano Spalletti has poured cold water on the prospect of Paulo Dybala’s arrival amid reports the Argentina international is set to join Serie A rivals Roma. The Partenopei will have sizeable voids to make up for, with Kalidou Koulibaly, Dries Mertens, Faouzi Ghoulam and David Ospina all following Lorenzo Insigne to the exit since […]
Dries Mertens has posted a farewell message to Napoli fans, saying his exit was not how he would have planned it. The Belgium forward’s nine-year stay at the Serie A club came to an end following the 2021-22 season after he rejected the offer of a new contract. Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis previously said […]
Galatasaray have confirmed they are in transfer talks for both Dries Mertens and Lucas Torreira, with the Super Lig outfit plotting a double swoop. Former Napoli forward Mertens is currently a free agent after leaving the Serie A outfit at the end of last season, while Arsenal midfielder Torreira is in the final year of […]
Galatasaray have confirmed the double signing of Dries Mertens and Lucas Torreira. The Turkish Super Lig side announced they were in negotiations for both players on Saturday, with images circulating on social media of the pair travelling to Istanbul from Milan. Mertens, a free agent following the end of his nine-year stint with Napoli, has penned […]
Dries Mertens says his time at Napoli “could have ended differently” after he departed the club at the end of last season following a breakdown in contract negotiations. The Belgium international ended a nine-year spell in Naples ahead of the new campaign after failing to agree fresh terms with the Serie A side, subsequently moving […]
Coco Gauff made a remarkable comeback to secure a victory on Friday night in the US Open against Elise Mertens, ranked 32nd, and progressed to the Round of 16 in a major tournament