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Napoli chief: Rossi didn't want Italy return

Napoli sports chief Pierpaolo Marino has revealed Giuseppe Rossi rejected a move to Italy before joining Villarreal.

He said: "For Giuseppe Rossi we introduced an offer of £7 million to Manchester United, but the father and the same player pushed in order to go abroad.

"We were ready in order to make this important investment, but their will has prevailed."

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