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Euro2016: Napoli midfielder ready to play for ‘very big club’ - Slovakia boss Kozak

Slovakia head coach Jan Kozak has backed Marek Hamsik to soon make the move to a bigger club.

The attacking midfielder was the star of the show as Slovakia defeated Russia 2-1 in their second group stage match at Euro2016, providing an assist and scoring a goal in the crunch win.

After the game, Kozak spoke of the Man of the Match performance from Hamsik and has tipped the 28-year-old to leave Napoli for a more significant club in the near future.

"(Hamsik) is one of the leaders of this team along with Martin Skrtel," said Kozak told UEFA.com.

"His performance was superb. He helped a lot in defence and scored a beautiful goal which was a major contribution to our victory.

"I don't know whether we will be here long enough for him to become one of the top players of the finals, but what we can say is that he has matured as a person and as a player at Napoli - he is ready to play for a very big club."


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