Faouzi Ghoulam is “excited to meet Carlo Ancelotti” as he arrived for pre-season training with the new Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri and Jorginho are heading to Chelsea, while there are new arrivals such as Alex Meret, Fabian Ruiz and Roberto Inglese.
“I feel pretty good. My expectations for the season are the same as those of the club and President Aurelio De Laurentiis, but I hope we can aim for great targets for the whole city,” Ghoulam told reporters as he arrived for pre-season training.
“I am excited at getting to meet Ancelotti, but also for the chance to see my friends again. I hope all goes well in training and the pre-season friendlies.
“I want to make the most of the opportunity to send a salute to Alex Meret, who hurt himself yesterday.”
Ghoulam hasn’t played since October after suffering two serious knee injuries and is not expected back on the field for another six weeks.
“I am always fired up and I salute the fans, because we must give them so much both on the field and off. Forza Napoli, always.”
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