Napoli move for keeper Andujar

Napoli have signed goalkeeper Mariano Andujar on a permanent transfer from Catania, the Serie A club confirmed.

The Argentinian goalkeeper will join the Naples outfit this summer, remaining on loan at Catania until the end of the season.

Napoli were keen to acquire a goalkeeper to replace Pepe Reina, who is expected to leave the Naples outfit this summer.

Reina, who is on loan at Napoli from Liverpool, has been strongly linked with a move to the Primera Liga, with Barcelona among the clubs keen to acquire his services.

Napoli's statement read: "Napoli have signed Mariano Andujar.

"The Argentinian goalkeeper joins Napoli on a permanent transfer from Catania but will play on loan at the Sicilian outfit until June, 2014."

Andujar joined Catania in the summer of 2009 from home club Estudiantes.

The 30-year-old has made 13 league appearances for Catania this season after falling down the pecking order, with goallkeeper Alberto Frison currently starting for the Sicilian outfit.