Napoli midfielder Jonathan de Guzman is close to completing a move back to his boyhood club Feyenoord, according to Tuttomercatoweb.

The 29-year-old has not been favoured by Maurizio Sarri, as he has been loaned out twice since the manager’s appointment in 2015.

De Guzman was first loaned out to Carpi in January 2016, where he made five appearances and scored one goal. His most recent loan move to Chievo was more successful, as he made 24 appearances and scored two goals.

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The Dutch international is not having much success in Naples. He has only made 23 appearances for the club since he signed in August 2014. A move away is likely, despite him being under contract until June 2018.

Feyenoord are willing to pay €3 million for his services, and for a player that is not being utilised, this offer should be accepted with open arms.

De Guzman will also be excited to return to the Rotterdam club, where he had the most successful spell of his career. He made 109 senior appearances and scored 23 goals during his five seasons with them, before leaving on a free transfer.

The enticement of Feyenoord being league champions for the first time since 1999, could also be a deciding factor in the player’s transfer.

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