Juventus rocked the transfer market by securing a near £80m move for the Argentine striker earlier this week, making him the third most expensive player in the history of the game after only Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale.
Naturally, Napoli need a replacement for the man that netted 36 Serie A goals in just 35 games last season, and Ajax’s Poland international, Milik, has been targeted.
Again, if the Amsterdam side lose their key forward they will need to draft in a new option, and reports claim that Traore of Chelsea is a player they’re keen on.
The 20-year-old Burkina Faso international has long been lauded as one of the Blues’ top young talents.
He impressed in a disappointing 2015/16 season in west London, with interim manager, Guus Hiddink, having afforded him game time – he appeared 14 times in total, netting four goals along the way.
Traore has impressed in the Eredivisie before during loan stints with Vitesse Arnhem – he scored 14 times in the 2014/15 campaign – which is believed to have impressed Ajax.
Alongside this, the starlet is supposedly keen to play regular first-team football, something he’s more likely to achieve at the Amsterdam ArenA than Stamford Bridge.