The agent of Paolo Cannavaro admits the defender faces a battle to break back into Napoli coach Rafa Benitez's first team.

Cannavaro hasn't started for Napoli this season.

"Only Benitez knows if Paolo will play as a starter," Enrico Fedele told Radio Kiss Kiss.

"The past matters for nothing, now the player just needs to prove his worth - all other discussions can wait until the end of the season.

"Benitez has made an initial centre-back choice of Albiol and Britos, but I'm certain that Cannavaro will give the Coach something to think about."

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