The Italian club, Napoli have completed the signing of Empoli’s Mirko Valdifiori, which many compare with Juventus’ Andrea Pirlo..
Napoli finally negotiated the first signing for next season! Despite some slight problems, Mirko Valdifiori signed for the club from San Paolo.
Napoli boss, Aurelio De Laurentiis the news revelead on his Twitter account.
“Welcome VALDIFIORI, the first part of the new Napoli,” said De Laurentiis.
— AurelioDeLaurentiis (@ADeLaurentiis) June 20, 2015
The 29-year-old Mirko Valdifiori until recently was unknown to the general Italian public, having played for years in the second league. However, with Empoli’s promotion to Serie A that was changed.
Last season Valdifiori was the most creative midfielder of Serie A – he enrolled seven assists, and has set up an incredible 90 goal chances for his teammates! Many his game compare to Andrea Pirlo’s, and in the 29th year he received an invitation for the Italian national team.
It is estimated that Napoli have paid between 5.5 and 6.5 million euros for him, and Valdifiori will sign a four-year contract. With his arrival the happiest will be Maurizio Sarri, the new coach of Napoli, who for the past three years coached him at Empoli.