"We have finalised a deal for two great players of experience," said the movie mogul. "We wanted them to help create a perfect mix between young players and those already established.

"Our transfer campaign so far has satisfied us, but if we have the chance to add a cherry to the cake then we will do all that we can to make that happen."

Both players join Napoli in co-ownership deals. Blasi has penned a five-year Napoli contract, while Zalayeta agreed to a four-year deal.