Roberto Mancini believes target Edin Dzeko “can do very well at Napoli” and if he’d stayed at Manchester City “Edinson Cavani would probably have joined.”
There are reports Dzeko is the main transfer target for the Partenopei if Cavani is sold to Paris Saint-Germain for €63m.
“Dzeko is different to Cavani, but I think he’s a great striker and can do very well at Napoli,” Mancini told Sky Sport Italia.
“He has quality, is a good guy and could really score many goals in Italy. If I had remained at Manchester City, then Cavani would probably have joined Manchester City.”
The tactician said this week he still didn’t understand why he was fired by the Premier League club.
“We did things well with a team that hadn’t won for 50 years, bringing in three trophies, so I am very happy with what I achieved there.
“I still have time to come back to Italy, as I am still young. Staying abroad, whether at a club or a national team, would be another good experience. For the moment I am on vacation and then we’ll see.”