Serie A heavyweights shock contenders to rival Man United for Everton star

Napoli could emerge as shock contenders to sign Everton forward Romelu Lukaku should Gonzalo Higuain leave, according to Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb

The 22-year old forward has been in exceptional form for the Toffees despite their inconsistent season, leading to links with the likes of Manchester United and Chelsea.

Ironically enough, he was sold by the Blues two years ago though has since began to realise his true potential.

Though titans of English football have been touted as potential destinations for the Belgian marksman, Napoli are reportedly considering a shock summer move.

Higuain has been in excellent form this term himself, scoring 29 goals in 27 games this season.

As a result, the Argentine has been linked with a series of blockbuster deals at the end of the season, including to the likes of Arsenal.

Should the former Real Madrid man end up departing, they could offer real competition in the race to lure Lukaku away from Merseyside.