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Sunday September 8 2019
Busquets: 'Fabian will be the best'

Sergio Busquets expects Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz and Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong to become “the best in the world in their roles.”

The Spain international has been very impressed with his Roja teammate, who at 23 is swiftly becoming a key figure in the Spain midfield.

“Both Fabian and De Jong have a great deal of quality,” said Busquets in a Press conference.

“Perhaps Frenkie still needs to adapt fully to the Barcelona style of play, but both represent the present and the future.

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Saturday September 7 2019
Real Madrid target Napoli's Fabian Ruiz

Napoli are reportedly in advanced talks to extend Fabian Ruiz’s contract, turning down a €45m proposal from Real Madrid.

The 23-year-old midfielder is going from strength to strength since his €30m transfer from Real Betis last summer.

He was named Player of the Tournament for the European Under-21 Championships and now has three very impressive senior Spain performances under his belt too.

According to Calciomercato.com, Napoli are in talks with the player’s agent to extend the contract beyond the current June 2023 expiry.

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Thursday September 5 2019
Fabian confirms Napoli talks

‘Very happy’ Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz has confirmed that talks are under way over a new contract.

Fabian has grown into Marek Hamsik’s heir since joining Napoli from Real Betis for €30m last summer, although he could not prevent a 4-3 defeat to Juventus at the weekend.

“Naples is a big city and everyone supports the team,” the 23-year-old told Marca.

“You can see it every day on the streets. Neapolitans love Napoli and football.

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Friday August 30 2019
Spain call up Serie A trio

Pau Lopez, Fabian Ruiz and Suso have all been called up for Spain’s upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Pau joined Roma from Real Betis earlier in the summer and completes a goalkeeping department with David de Gea and Pau Lopez.

Fabian is among as many as eight central midfielders in the squad, whereas Suso is only one of four wide options alongside Rodrigo, Pablo Sarabia and Mikel Oyarzabal.

However, there are no places for Napoli winger Jose Callejon or Lazio midfielder Luis Alberto.

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Sunday July 21 2019
Elmas a rough diamond for Napoli

The Partenopei won the race for Fenerbahce’s Eljif Elmas and Vilizar Yakimov believes the Macedonian teenager can flourish under Carlo Ancelotti.

It’s safe to say that Napoli’s summer mercato has somewhat gone under the radar, especially compared to Juventus’ and Inter’s big-money transfers. The Partenopei have been mainly working on their defence so far, as they already secured the signatures of Kostas Manolas and Empoli’s Giovanni Di Lorenzo, while also confirming the permanent transfers of goalkeeping duo Alex Meret and Davide Ospina.

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Saturday July 6 2019
Fabian Ruiz wants salary doubled

Fabian Ruiz wants to see his Napoli salary doubled in order to turn down a move to Real Madrid, claim reports.

According to Il Mattino, the midfielder is more than happy to remain at the Stadio San Paolo, but expects to be rewarded for this loyalty.

He does currently earn only €1.5m per year, so would like to see that doubled following his impressive first season in Serie A.

Fabian was also named Player of the Tournament when Spain won the European Under-21 Championship.

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Monday July 1 2019
Ceballos eyes Madrid stepping stone

Milan target Dani Ceballos has confirmed that he will only accept a loan deal as a stepping stone to ‘succeeding’ at Real Madrid.

Milan are keen on bringing in Ceballos and would prefer to only sign him on a loan basis – something the Spain Under-21 midfielder suggested he was open to.

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Sunday June 30 2019
U21 Euro: Fabian wins it for Spain

Spain have won the 2019 European U21 Championships, beating holders Germany 2-1 in the Final, with Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz on target and named Player of the Tournament.

La Rojita gained revenge for the 2017 Final and have now equalled Italy as the most successful nation in the tournament’s history with five trophies.

Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring with a left-foot scorcher from distance, while Dani Olmo doubled their tally after the break.

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Sunday June 30 2019
Fabian Ruiz: 'Dream of Napoli and Spain wins'

Fabian Ruiz “dreams of winning the Scudetto” with Napoli as well as the U21 European Championship tonight against Germany.

Spain take on the holders Germany tonight in the U21 European Championship Final at the Dacia Arena in Udine.

The 23-year-old has been putting in some impressive performances for the Spanish during their run to the final, while he also made his debut for the senior Spain team against the Faroe Islands at the start of the month.

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Thursday June 27 2019
Fabian agrees Napoli renewal?

Fabian Ruiz has reportedly agreed a new contract with Napoli, taking him through to 2024.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Fabian’s renewal includes an improved salary and still no release clause.

The broadcaster also expects the midfielder to put pen to paper once he returns from the European Under-21 Championship, where Spain have reached the semi-finals.

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