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Napoli January Transfer Window of 2022: Live Updates

Sat 05 March 2022 | 14:30

Napoli is in the title race in the 2021-22 season of Italian Serie A. Let’s find out more about Napoli winter 2022 latest transfers and news.

Napoli has become a terrifying team in Italy. Under

Walter Mazzarri

, Carlo Ancelotti, and

Maurizio Sarri

they were so close to winning the Serie A but in all of them, Juventus denied the title. The Partenopei have had some exciting transfers through these years. The most expensive Napoli signings were Victor Osimhen,

Gonzalo Higuain

, and Kostas Manolas. Their biggest departures were Higuain, Edison Cavani, and Jorginho. The Argentinian striker broke Serie A's record for the most expensive transfer. 

Gennaro Gattuso

was Napoli's manager last season. Gattuso was unlucky and missed the opportunity to get the Champions League qualifications.

Luciano Spalletti

replaced him and he turned Napoli into title challengers again. The former Roma and Inter manager has made his team the third wheel of the Serie A title race joining Inter and Milan. Spalletti did not make any changes in the squad and avoided an active transfer window. In the

January transfer window of 2022

, he has to be active in order to keep up to Milanese pace. 

Read on to find out more about Napoli’s January transfer window of 2022:

Insigne is one of the Napoli players to keep an eye on in the January transfer window of 2022. There were rumors about Insigne joining Inter in the summer transfer window of 2021. He will be out of contract in summer 2022 and there aren’t any talks about a contract extension. 

January 1 

Track the latest news, done deals, and rumors about

Napoli’s January 2022 transfers

.

Kostas Manolas

In one of

Napoli’s winter 2022 latest transfers & news

, As it was planned,

Kostas Manolas

left Napoli to join Olympiakos. The Greek defender reached and agreement with Olympiakos and Napoli for a move. The transfer was set to happen as soon as the 2022 winter transfer window opened. The transfer fee is reported to be €2.5 million plus bonuses.

The center back came to Serie A in 2014 on a €15 million transfer from Olympiakos to AS Roma. Manolas stayed with Roma for 5 seasons. The 30 years old defender joined Napoli after making 206 appearances for Giallorossi. The transfer's fee was around €34 million plus bonuses. Manolas won Coppa Italia with Napoli in 2019-20. In his third season with Partenopei, Manolas finally returns to Greece.

Olympiakos is not the only team Manolas represented in Superleague Greece. His first team in the top tier of Greece football was AEK Athens. He has 66 league caps with AEK and 49 caps for Olympiakos. Manolas stated that he has made the decision to return to his home country for personal reasons.

Axel Tuanzebe

Manchester United defender

Axel Tuanzebe

went on a loan to the Italian club in

Napoli January transfer window of 2022

. The English player has signed a loan deal until 30 June 2022. Tuanzebe is a product of Manchester United academy. He made his Premier League debut in 2016-17. The English defender played 37 games for United including 19 Premier League caps. Aston Villa loaned Tuanzebe three times.

First in January 2018, while Aston Villa was competing in the EFL Championship. At the end of the season, Villa loaned Tuanzebe again for a season. After 30 Championship appearances, he rejoined United. The third loan to Aston Villa was at the beginning of the current season. Manchester United recalled his loan from Villa for the move to Naples.

The 24 years old was born in Congo but he has represented England in youth teams such as Under 19, Under 20, and Under 21 national teams. Napoli has the option to extend the loan for another season until June 2023. Tuanzebe can play at center back or full back but he has also played as a defensive midfielder. 

January 4

Track the latest news, done deals, and rumors about Napoli’s January 2022 transfers.

Lorenzo Insigne

Napoli captain

Lorenzo Insigne

signed a pre-contract to join Canadian Major League Soccer club Toronto FC. The 30 years old winger is set to leave Napoli after the end of the current season. Insigne will play for Toronto FC in 2022-23. The 2020-21 season was the top performing season by Insigne. He scored 19 goals in Serie A but Napoli failed to qualify for the Champions League competition. Insigne also was one of the key players for Italy's national team to win Euro 2020.

He started his professional career at Napoli. In 2010 he made his debut for the senior team. Before becoming a first team crucial member, Insigne was loaned to Cavese 1919, Foggia, and Pescara. Czech manager

Zdenek Zema

n was instrumental in the development of Insigne as a top footballer. In Serie B he scored 18 goals for Pescara and it was time to return to Naples.

In a total of423 appearances for Partenopei, Lorenzo has scored 118 goals. He's Napoli's third all time goalscorer and by a few more goals he'd be the second top goal scorer. Despite all the history he has with Napoli and his brilliant performance lately, Insigne has decided to play in MLS. The Canadian club has signed a four years contract with him worth an MLS record of €11.5 million per season. There are bonuses included in the contract that could make Insigne push the record further.

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