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Agent of Celta Vigo midfielder Lobotka: Napoli was long shot

The agent of Celta Vigo midfielder Stanislav Lobotka admits a move to Napoli was considered over the summer.

However, it was a long shot.

“Ninety percent was Press rumours," Branislav Jasurek told Radio Marte.

“The lad is happy in Vigo and will spend another season with Celta. For a team to sign Lobotka, they just have to pay the money.

“if the money arrives then Celta will be happy to cash it and so will the player. Lobotka has a release clause of €50m.

“It's not an issue of changing Coaches for Napoli. There wouldn't have been any problems with Ancelotti.

“Lobotka didn't wear the Azzurri jersey for three reasons: the change of formation, the price set by Celta Vigo, which Napoli deemed too high, and Hamsik's decision to stay.

“I didn't talk to Napoli. I don't know if they have any regrets. I only see a strong team who have played just three games and whose path is a long one.

Napoli are a fantastic team and one of the favourites to win their League, so I don't think they regret not signing him."

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