The defender did have various offers, but he opted to test himself in Serie A with the Stadio San Paolo outfit.
"I had no doubts about coming here," the 27-year-old stated of his loan switch. "I knew that this club would be challenging for honours in Italy and Europe.
"I want to give my contribution to that in order to help the club achieve the objectives that they have set themselves.
"I'm really happy with the squad and the city which I have found."