Aurelio De Laurentiis wants to use Amadou Diawara as a bargaining chip in his desire to sign Diego Costa. The Napoli president knows about Atletico's interest in the midfielder and he is trying to make the Costa transfer cheaper.
The African continent has always been a great purveyor of talent for European competitions: Eto'o, Drogba and Yaya Toure are just a few examples of players who blossomed away from their homes. Aubameyang, Mahrez, Salah and Sadio Mane, among others, followed. There are many more successors rising through the ranks.