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Napoli coach Spalletti excited working with Osimhen and Koulibay

Napoli coach Luciano Spalletti admits he's excited working with Victor Osimhen and Kalidou Koulibay.

Napoli face Cagliari on Monday night.

Spalletti said, “Osimhen's talent is stratospheric and I cannot comprehend the levels he could potentially reach.

“In the last match, he made a 40-metre sprint and then got the cross wrong, but he is close to also being able to put in these pin-point crosses that would be masterpieces.

“Victor is the one who needs to understand first and foremost what he could become, because he can achieve so much. His teammates must also be ready to prove themselves, because playing with a talent like this means you are forced to raise your game if you want to survive. I too as a coach am obliged to improve."

On Koulibaly, he also said: “I have run out of adjectives to describe Koulibaly and if I think back to the Barcelona match, I say he was scarily good.

“I admire and hail Kalidou, what the thing that amazes me now is his calm and level of authority he brings to the role.

“Koulibaly is always ready, he has this extraordinary ability to control games."

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