Napoli

PODCAST: Pom-pom Piatek at it again for AC Milan – Football Article

What a week of Serie A that was! Once again, Forza Italian Football were at the games and the FIFpod is here to talk through all of them. Conor Clancy has just about returned to Parma in one piece after squeezing three games into a 24-hour window and he’s joined by the Kevin Pogorzelski – Vito Doria duo once more. The guys chat Krzysztof ‘Pistolero’ Piatek, Atalanta’s under-appreciated Marten de Roon, Radja the Ninja Nainggolan returned, another crisis at Palermo…

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Arsenal keen on Kevin Malcuit as Hector Bellerin replacement | Football Action – Football Article

Arsenal are weighing up a January move for Napoli defender Kevin Malcuit as cover for Hector Bellerin, France Football reports. Bellerin will miss the rest of this season after being sidelined for nine months with an ACL injury. The 23-year-old Spaniard is the latest setback for the Gunners this term, and manager Unai Emery is reportedly keen to strengthen his options at the back. The report claims that the north Londoners have identified Malcuit as an ideal replacement, although acquiring…

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Arsenal linked with versatile Napoli defender – Football Article

Arsenal have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Napoli full-back Kevin Malcuit, according to The Daily Mail. The Gunners have endured a difficult season defensively, and a long-term layoff for Hector Belerin has left The north London club in need of reinforcements. Malcuit has versatility bring able to operate in a number of roles. The Frenchman joined Napoli from Ligue 1 club Lille last summer in a £10m deal plus add-ons. The 27-year-old has found a regular first-team place…

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Chelsea continue pursuit of Napoli full-back – Football Article

Gonzalo Higuain may not be the only new face brought in by Chelsea this January, as manager Maurizio Sarri is keen to see the club sign Napoli’s Elseid Hysaj. The Blues confirmed the signing of Higuain from Juventus on Wednesday, sparking a striker merry-go-round that sees Alvaro Morata join Atletico Madrid and Krzysztof Piatek move to AC Milan. Daily Mirror reports Chelsea may not be done adding to their squad, as Sarri is keen to reunite with another former pupil in…

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The Top 30 Serie A Players in 2018 – Football Article

With the Serie A season set to resume this weekend, the Forza Italian Football team have taken a look back at the last year on the peninsula and decided on the best 30 players. Taking into account the entire calendar year, each member of the FIF team allocated points to their best 30 players, with 30 given to the best, and 1 given to the lowest placed in the 30. The points were then tallied up, the highest score taken…

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Man City plot £89m move for Napoli midfielder Allan – Football Article

Manchester City have reportedly “explored” the possibility of signing Napoli midfielder Allan as a possible replacement for Fernandinho. The Premier League champions narrowly missed out on Jorginho’s signature during the summer transfer window as they continue their hunt for cover for Fernandinho, who is now 33 years old. The Brazilian’s recent absence coincided with City falling to back-to-back shock defeats – is understood to have increased the desire to look for a long-term replacement during the summer. According to TuttoMercatoWeb,…

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