Pescara’s Lorenzo Insigne says he’ll only return to parent club Napoli if he is given a fair chance to compete for a starting shirt.
Napoli chief Aurelio De Laurentiis has praised the player over the last few days which has fuelled suggestions that he will be recalled to the Stadio San Paolo.
The Italian Under-21 international, however, won’t be rushed into making a decision about his future following Pescara’s promotion.
“I thank the President for his words, but I think cautiously,” the forward told Radio Kiss Kiss. “I still have one game left to play with Pescara, then I’ll think about the future.
“I don’t know whether I will stay here for another year,” he added. “At the end of the season the two clubs will talk.
“I’m not expecting to be guaranteed a starting shirt at Napoli, but I would want to be considered the same as all the other players at the club. If that wasn’t the case then I’d prefer to stay here.
“I’d like to be considered on the same level as the other attackers and not just as a youngster who needs to grow.”
Insigne, 18 Serie B goals this season, has worked with boss Zdenek Zeman for the last two campaigns now after their spell together at Foggia too.