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Napoli coach Ancelotti leaves Barella to Chelsea

Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti says they won't be competing for Cagliari attacker Nicolo Barella.

Chelsea No2 Gianfranco Zola has confirmed their interest in Barella this past week.

And yesterday, Ancelotti stated: “As for Nicolò Barella, he is a player we appreciate, but not one of those we are currently interested in. We want to improve the quality, intensity and experience in the squad. Nobody has told me they want to leave and we don't need to chain anyone down.

“The tactical system will not change next season, so we'll defend with a 4-4-2 and vary in attack depending on the situation, much as we have done this season."

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