Napoli signing Ezequiel Lavezzi is hopeful of making as big an impact as Diego Maradona and Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez in Naples.

"I can't hope to emulate Diego Maradona, but maybe I could compare myself to Tevez," he toldCorriere dello Sport.

"I think there are similarities between us in the way we play. It's true that I like to provide assists as I'm a team player and I set up that more than I score, but I plan to score more and more."