Carnevali believes the deal fell through over poor communication from Napoli.
“Reading and approving 40 pages in such a short period of time is impossible, but it seemed at a certain point the thing could get over the line.
“[Napoli sporting director] Cristiano Giuntoli is a great professional, but there was no communication between him and [President] Aurelio De Laurentiis.
“Ounas had to come to Sassuolo.
“What bothers me are the statements on Beppe Marotta and Juventus. It was a provocation, relating to De Laurentiis and Ounas' contract.
“I heard Politano wasn't their first choice anyway."