Napoli midfielder Christian Maggio is full of praise for new teammate Lorenzo Insigne.

Insigne has been recalled to his parent club after loans stints away following the sale of Ezequiel Lavezzi to Paris Saint-Germain.

"They are similar, but Insigne is more concrete in front of goal than Lavezzi," said Maggio. "The Argentine would often find himself in front of the 'keeper, but never score…

"Insigne is a boy who, despite his age, is a serious guy who works hard. He follows the indications of the Coach and I hope he has a good career because he deserves it."