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Napoli coach Benitez welcomes Swansea Euro pairing

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez is pleased with their Europa League draw against Swansea City.

Benitez commented on the pairing on his own website:

"For anybody who does not follow the Premier League I will say that Swansea are a football team with a game based on possession and like to play putting the ball on the ground, continuously making triangulations in attack.

"Plus, they have players as Michu who was a revelation in the previous season of the Premier League and together with football players such as De Guzman, Pablo Hernández, Dyer, Rangel, Chico... to name only a few, form a side that plays with great intensity, as is required there.

"In addition, this year they have incorporated Bony as a striker and in midfield Shelvey, among others, to give a greater consistency to the group.

"They will not be an easy opponent and we have perform to the highest standard if we are to progress in the competition - this is our goal.

"We will prepare the squad for this and will give the best of ourselves to keep moving forward. Meanwhile, and as always, Forza Napoli!!!"

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