Saturday January 5 2019
Politano 'distraught' at missing Napoli

Inter winger Matteo Politano admits he was “distraught” when last January’s move to Napoli was abandoned.

The former Sassuolo talent had been on the verge of a transfer worth €25m a year ago, but the negotiations never reached a positive conclusion.

“I was so close to Napoli and was distraught when the move fell through,” Politano told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Napoli were challenging for the Scudetto and I thought my big career opportunity had passed me by.

“it was painful, but then I said to myself, just get your head down, work hard and something will happen. It proved correct, because here I am at Inter.”

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