Lavezzi admits the atmosphere at the San Paolo is something he pines for.
"I must admit that the atmosphere of the Stadio San Paolo can not be found elsewhere," he said.
"I took the decision to leave, it was a choice I made. We'll have to wait for a bit before we can say whether I made a mistake or not. But I think I took a decision that I had to make.
"I'll always thank the people of Naples for the way they treated me. I certainly wish the squad well as they are a great group."