Albiol admits he couldn't turn down the chance to work with coach Rafa Benitez again.
"I had the trust of the Coach and I hoped to repay that with hard work. I'm happy with the decision I took.
"Italian football has always interested me, it attracted me, and even though the level has perhaps dropped a little over the last few years, it remains a very attractive championship.
"Here the teams usually play with three central defenders and two strikers, something that rarely happens in Spain and the games are tighter, but I am adapting well."
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