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Friday February 15 2019
Agent reveals Hamsik 'regrets'

Marek Hamsik’s agent has revealed that the midfielder is leaving Napoli with regrets, ‘a lot of them for not having won the title last season.’

Hamsik is on his way to China with Dalian Yifang after Napoli announced his departure on Thursday, and Martin Petras admitted to mixed feelings on his client’s part.

“He’s still in Slovakia. These have been difficult weeks for Marek,” he told CalcioNapoli24.

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Friday February 15 2019
Report: Date for Hamsik farewell

Marek Hamsik could reportedly be given a send-off by Napoli on the day of their Serie A match against Udinese on March 17.

Hamsik officially left Napoli for Chinese side Dalian Yifang on Thursday, but the nature of his transfer meant he was not able to properly bid farewell to the club.

According to Il Mattino, March 17 could be the date as the Chinese Super League will be on break for two weeks, while Napoli host Udinese at the San Paolo that day.

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Thursday February 14 2019
Ancelotti: 'Napoli could've scored more'

Carlo Ancelotti felt Napoli “could’ve scored a lot more goals and lost our focus towards the end” of a 3-1 Europa League victory at FC Zurich.

Lorenzo Insigne, Jose Callejon and Piotr Zielinski got the goals, but Benjamin Kololli converted a late penalty and the hosts hit the woodwork in stoppages.

“Europe is always special. We did pretty well, it’s a good result,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia after his first ever Europa League game.

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Thursday February 14 2019
OFFICIAL: Hamsik joins Dalian

Napoli have officially confirmed Marek Hamsik’s transfer to Dalian Yifang for a reported €20m.

His move was announced in a statement on Napoli’s official website, which thanked Hamsik for his service to the club.

“Napoli hug Marek Hamsik and thank him for these 12 wonderful years spent together, characterised by great dedication and a deep feeling of belonging to the Napoli shirt,” it read.

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Thursday February 14 2019
ADL promises Napoli 'changes'

Aurelio De Laurentiis has promised ‘two or three major changes’ at Napoli this summer and claimed that Inter, Milan and Juventus all wanted Marek Hamsik.

Napoli are preparing for life after Hamsik, who is heading to China after 12 years at the San Paolo, and De Laurenttis confirmed Carlo Ancelotti would be given funds to remould his squad.

“We kept him tight all these years,” the President told reporters in Zurich.

“Moratti wanted him, Allegri wanted him, both when he was at Milan and now at Juventus.

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Thursday February 14 2019
Hamsik: I'll always love Napoli

Marek Hamsik has written an open letter to Napoli fans after joining Dalian Yifang. “I’ll love this city forever.”

Napoli confirmed on Thursday that Hamsik was on his way to Dalian Yifang, and the midfielder did not hold his emotions back in a long Instagram post.

“I have to apologise to all you Azzurri fans,” began the departing Partenopei captain.

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Wednesday February 13 2019
Napoli confirm Hamsik exit

Napoli have confirmed that long-serving captain Marek Hamsik is now ‘a Dalian Yifang player’.

Following on from his statements earlier in the day, Napoli lawyer Mattia Grassani told Radio Kiss Kiss that the deal to take Hamsik to Dalian was done.

“Hamsik became a Dalian player at 20:30 [CET],” he said.

The Chinese club will reportedly pay €20m for the midfielder, who is thought to have agreed a contract worth €27m over three seasons.

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Wednesday February 13 2019
'Hamsik could join Dalian today'

Napoli lawyer Mattia Grassani has confirmed that Marek Hamsik could complete his transfer to Dalian Yifang on Wednesday.

Hamsik’s move had been delayed after Dalian did not satisfy Napoli’s desire for a permanent sale, but Grassani believes an agreement has finally been reached.

“Hamsik’s transfer to Dalian could go through today,” he told Radio Kiss Kiss.

“There are no more legal or financial obstacles. Now the ball is with the respective Presidents.

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Monday February 11 2019
ADL: Scudetto, Europa, Hamsik...

Aurelio De Laurentiis affirms Napoli’s hopes of a shock Scudetto will ‘never die’ and the Europa League is an ‘objective’ but will not comment on Marek Hamsik.

Napoli fell 11 points behind Juve in the title race at the weekend and have not tended to field strong teams in previous Europa League campaigns.

However, De Laurentiis told Corriere dello Sport after a Lega Serie A meeting: “Hope never dies.

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Monday February 11 2019
'Ancelotti gave Hamsik ultimatum'

Napoli’s lawyer admits Marek Hamsik’s proposed exit is ‘still uncertain’ as Carlo Ancelotti told Dalian Yifang ‘do as De Laurentiis says or don’t do anything at all.’

Hamsik’s move to Dalian seemed to be back on, with a deal scheduled for completion before Wednesday, but Mattia Grassani reiterated an agreement would only be found on Napoli’s terms.

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