>
My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

Napoli president De Laurentiis: I've fought to keep this beautiful squad

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis is delighted with the state of his current squad.

De Laurentiis admits he fought hard to keep the team together.

“I have a beautiful squad, I've always thought that," De Laurentiis told Il Mattino.

“[Coach Carlo] Ancelotti always changes his line-up and that surprises our opponents. I like the fact that we push with one full-back and then the other, like that it's all so unpredictable.

“Look at [Kévin] Malcuit, he reminds me so much of [Faouzi] Ghoulam.

“There isn't a day that goes by where we don't get agents knocking on our door, but those who have Napoli in their heart will stay here.

“Look at Koulibaly, I erected a wall to keep him here with me, but that's because he's always put his heart inside that blue shirt."

Carlos Volcano
About the author

Carlos Volcano

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?