Napoli played the regular season match before they will face Real Madrid in the Champions League next Wednesday. The team managed by Maurizio Sarri won Genoa 2-0 at Sao Paolo and nowadays they are in the second position of the Serie A. These are the most important players of the Italian squad:
Pepe Reina: Despite his age, the Spaniard goalkeeper is one of the most important players of the team. After being at Villarreal (2 seasons), Liverpool (8 seasons), Bayern Munich and Napoli, Pepe Reina is one of the captains of the team and one of the current keepers in the Spanish national team.
Raúl Albiol: The former Real Madrid player is the usual full back in Sarri’s line up and this will be his fourth season at Napoli. After being in Spain playing for Getafe, Valencia and Real Madrid, Raúl Albiol has grown as a footballer in his experience in Italy.
Koulibaly: Raúl Albiol fullback back pair is Koulibaly. The young Senegalese defense is a very fast player despite he is 1’95m and this will be his third season, after playing at Belgium (Genk) and in France.
Ghoulam: He is one of the best left backs in the world and many teams are interested of having his services. He is 26 years old and this is his fourth season at Napoli. The Algerian player is very offensive and he creates a lot of danger in the left side of the pitch.
Zielinski: He is rising talent of 21 years old who plays in the midfield. After being in Empoli, the Polish player is the usual starting 11 in Napoli’s midfield. He has scored three goals in the regular season and nowadays many important European teams want to sing him for next season.
Hamsik: Marek Hamsik is the playmaker of the team being a reference at Napoli in his tenth season at Italy. The Slovakian player is the captain and the aim of the team. He is a very technical player, with good pass and an incredible long shot.
José Callejón: He is the second former player of Real Madrid at Napoli. The Spaniard striker is playing a great season and he already has scored eight goals in the regular season. This will be his fourth season at Napoli after playing for Espanyol and Real Madrid.
Lorenzo Insigne: Insigne is one of the fastest players in the squad and he can play in the threes positions of the attack. The Italian striker has a very good dribble and he has already scored seven goals in the Serie A.
Mertens: Dries Mertens is the top scorer of the team with 16 goals in the regular season. The Belgium player is player as a striker because Milik has been injured all the season. He is a very fast player and with Callejón and Insigne they are the three Napoli attackers.