Hamsik has scored four goals in the opening two Serie A games of the campaign.
"I'm delighted with how the term has begun," he told the Corriere dello Sport. "Benitez has asked me to score 15 goals and I feel I can do that.
"I'm under no illusions," he added. "It is nice to be the Capocannoniere, but the strikers will now wake up "
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