Italiano: ‘Do not start speculations about me and Napoli’

Fri 12 February 2021 | 11:29

Vincenzo Italiano says Aurelio De Laurentiis, Napoli chairman, congratulated him on Spezia’s victory over Napoli after their game in January but was reluctant to fuel speculations about his future.




at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona in January and since then


has been linked with the Azzuri as a replacement for

Gennaro Gattuso


“De Laurentiis congratulated me after the game against Napoli, but do not start speculations about me and Napoli please,”

Italiano told Il Corriere Dello Sport


Italiano got his coaching badge in September and is coaching in Italy’s top-flight for the first time in his career.

“When I was a footballer, I understood that if you want to get results you must play well,"

he said


"It means be careful in attack and defense, be aggressive, propose something. It’s not about aesthetics. For me to play well means occupy the spaces, move in the right way when you do not have the ball, go to win it back, concede little. The keyword is fun.

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