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Lille President Lopez confirms defender Gabriel’s departure is still on

Speaking in an interview with L’Équipe, Lille President Gérard Lopez confirmed that Brazilian central defender Gabriel is still poised to depart the club this summer, with the above outlet indicating that Napoli remain ahead of Everton in the race to sign the 22-year-old.

“We have other offers for other players but we have not had discussions with their agents. With Gabriel, we are discussing and we have agreed to let him depart. He will choose his next club over the course of this week.”

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