Tue 01 November 2022 | 14:03

Hamsik admits to missing everything about Napoli hailing Spalletti

After serving the Partenopei for more than 12 years, the Slovakian midfielder joined the Chinese club Dalian in 2019. The Serie A club's record appearance holder reflects on Napoli's new season.

Luciano Spalletti

's side is at the top of the table with 32 points in their opening 12 games in Serie A, and have scored 30 goals as well. Also,


have scored 20 goals in 5 games in the Champions League group stage and are on their way to the elimination stage for the first time in the history of the competition.

Marek Hamsik

, who established himself as one of the best Serie A midfielders during his time with the club from 2007 to 2019, scoring 121 goals and providing 103 assists, revealed how much he misses Napoli.

 The 35-year-old told



“I miss everything about Napoli. It’s a mixture of beautiful things: the people, the sea, the food…. Some new players, during the first days, were scared of the city, only to fall in love with it.”

On Luciano Spalletti’s achievements this season, Hamsik added:

“The team is doing excellent things. They started well like last year, but this time I see them more convinced.

“Khvicha Kvaratskhelia? I must admit, I hardly knew him myself at first, but he actually has extraordinary numbers.”

Reflecting on his memories of the club, Edinson Cavani, and breaking

Diego Maradona

’s goal record with the club, Hamsik added:

“I remember that when he came to Napoli he was a bit overweight, but he soon recovered. Edinson Cavani was a crazy professional, he trained more than the others and alone, when he lost he went crazy.”

“For me it was an indescribable emotion, which I will carry with me all my life.”

He also talkd about

his regrets

during his career with the club and said: “

For me it was an indescribable emotion, which I will carry with me all my life.”



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source: DAZN

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