After Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis forced his players to go into a 7-day-a-week training camp and star player Lorenzo Insigne was fined 350,000 for allegedly organising a mutiny against the chairman’s reaction to a string of very poor results, we look at how influential the PFA (Professional Footballers’ Association) has been in England over the years on its 112th birthday.
Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri’s teams last season played out two of the Champions League’s most entertaining matches when Manchester City and Italian side Napoli met in the group stages of the competition.
Manchester City are closing in on the signings of Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez and Jorginho of Napoli.
Between them Premier League table toppers Manchester City and Serie A pacesetters Napoli have scored a phenomenal 47 goals in a combined 14 league outings this season – 59 in all competitions.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has stated his interest in the midfielder, who failed to score in 21 appearances last season at United and is likely to fall down the pecking order after the signing of Spaniard Ander Herrera.
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