Paris Saint-Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed suggestions that Ezequiel Lavezzi is thinking of a return to Napoli.
The Argentine moved to PSG in the summer after the club are believed to have paid around €30m for his services.
However, reports in France this week have suggested that the Argentine is missing the unique atmosphere of Naples.
“I don’t think that he has a longing for Napoli,” the tactician stated to Il Mattino. “He’s simply remained on good terms with his ex-teammates. That is only normal.”
In a recent interview with Sky Sport Italia, the attacker did admit that there was a difference between the two clubs when it came to fan passion.
“I must admit that the atmosphere of the Stadio San Paolo can not be found elsewhere,” he commented.
“I took the decision to leave, it was a choice I made. We’ll have to wait for a bit before we can say whether I made a mistake or not. But I think I took a decision that I had to make.
“I’ll always thank the people of Naples for the way they treated me. I certainly wish the squad well as they are a great group.”
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