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Saturday July 4 2020
Insigne: 'Mutiny was a mistake'

Lorenzo Insigne admits Napoli’s players made a ‘mistake’ for staging a mutiny and claims Carlo Ancelotti should have been ‘breathing down our necks’.

The end of Ancelotti’s reign at Napoli saw Insigne and his teammates refuse to attend a punitive training retreat organised by President Aurelio De Laurentiis.

However, rather than condemning their decision to go against club orders, the coach preferred to keep quiet and sided with his squad.

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Friday June 26 2020
Agent: 'Insigne a silent leader'

Agent Vincenzo Pisacane has claimed Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has ‘always been a silent leader’ and that the ‘mutiny’ from earlier in the season ‘wouldn’t have happened’ under current coach Gennaro Gattuso.

Insigne was ‘portrayed as the scapegoat’ during the initial troubles this season but his agent has claimed the Italy international didn’t have any unsolved issues with former coach Carlo Ancelotti.

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Tuesday June 23 2020
Insigne replaces stolen moped

Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has gifted a new moped to a fan whose vehicle was stolen during the Coppa Italia celebrations.

The incident was caught on camera deep into the night when crowds filled the streets to mark their first trophy since 2014-15.

It later emerged the fan was called Salvatore and needed the moped for his work delivering food with Uber Eats.

Insigne heard about the story and, according to Radio Marte, made sure Salvatore received a suitable replacement.

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Saturday June 20 2020
Agent: 'Saw joy in Insigne's eyes'

Lorenzo Insigne’s new agent warns ‘it’s still too early’ to talk about a new Napoli contract but ‘saw great joy in his eyes’ after his team’s Coppa Italia triumph.

Vincenzo Pisacane recently replaced Mino Raiola as Insigne’s representative, with the forward going on to captain Napoli to victory over Juventus in the Coppa Final.

“The city of Naples needed a trophy,” Pisacane told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Wednesday June 17 2020
Mancini: 'We will be ready'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has praised Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Bernardeschi and expects his Azzurri stars to prepare well for Euro 2020 next year.

The European Championship was postponed due to the global pandemic and Mancini has claimed Italy face a tough challenge in the group including Switzerland, Turkey and Wales next summer.

“We were ready for everyone. Everything was set up,” Mancini told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “It wouldn’t have been an easy group, as many thinks, and it won’t be in a year’s time.

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Monday June 15 2020
Official: Insigne ends Raiola link

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne has officially parted with Mino Raiola and signed up to Vincenzo Pisacane’s agency.

Insigne became a Raiola client in 2018, but the pair went their separate ways after alleged differences over where his future lay.

He has now joined G.E.V Sport and Management, whose players include Inter full-back Danilo D’Ambrosio, plus Napoli loanees Gennaro Tutino and Amato Ciciretti.

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Sunday June 14 2020
Coppa Final vindication for Gattuso's Napoli

Gennaro Gattuso’s Napoli revival continued by pushing past Inter to reach their first Coppa Italia Final since 2014, writes Kaus Pandey.

When Rino Gattuso replaced Carlo Ancelotti in December, things looked pretty bleak for Napoli, but he has turned their season around and could win silverware by taking them to their first Coppa Italia Final since 2014. Under Don Carlo, the dressing room was fractured and the players were openly rebelling against the club.

On the pitch, they hadn’t won a game in nine outings and were dropping away from European qualification. The defensive midfield issue was exposing the team’s backline on a weekly basis, as they leaked goals.

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Saturday June 13 2020
Gattuso: 'Napoli players giving everything'

Gennaro Gattuso assures the Inter goal was ‘not David Ospina’s error’ and praises Napoli for reaching the Coppa Italia Final. ‘These lads are giving us everything.’

Christian Eriksen stunned the hosts with a goal direct from the corner flag within three minutes, but Dries Mertens equalised with an historic goal, making him the all-time club top scorer.

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Saturday June 13 2020
Insigne: 'Ospina always had great feet!'

Lorenzo Insigne was not surprised at David Ospina’s vision and passing after Napoli eliminated Inter to book a Coppa Italia Final with Juventus. ‘He always had great feet.’

The Partenopei had won the first leg 1-0 at San Siro back in February, a lead cancelled out within three minutes by Christian Eriksen curling in directly from the corner flag.

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Thursday May 28 2020
Insigne working on new Napoli deal

Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has reportedly changed his agent again and is in negotiations to extend his contract at the Stadio San Paolo.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Insigne decided to part company with Mino Raiola and has instead handed the reins to Vincenzo Pisacane.

It would represent the third change of agent for the Italy international in the last couple of years.

After Napoli agreed a new contract with Dries Mertens and Piotr Zielinski, now Insigne is hoping for an improved deal too.

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