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Monday February 4 2019
Report: Hamsik signs for Dalian Yifang

Marek Hamsik has reportedly signed the contract with Dalian Yifang, so has played his final game in a Napoli jersey.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the Slovakia international put pen to paper this evening on the three-year deal.

Napoli will pocket €15m plus bonuses, while Hamsik is set to receive a salary worth €9m over the three years.

This means the 3-0 victory over Sampdoria last Saturday was the final match in a Napoli shirt after 11-and-a-half years at the club.

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Monday February 4 2019
ADL: Hamsik wants China

Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms Marek Hamsik wants to leave Napoli for Dalian Yifang and notes ‘there‘s a big difference’ between the clubs.

Hamsik will reportedly sign three-year contract with Dalian worth a lucrative €27m, and De Laurentiis confessed he and Coach Carlo Ancelotti had given the midfielder their approval to the move.

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Sunday February 3 2019
Cannavaro: 'Hamsik's last jersey'

Marek Hamsik gifted his final Napoli jersey to Paolo Cannavaro, as they’ll be reunited in China when the midfielder signs for Dalian Yifang.

It really does seem as if Marekiaro has played his 520th and final match, an all-time club record, when he was substituted in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Sampdoria.

That special last shirt has a new home, as confirmed by his ex-teammate Paolo Cannavaro on Instagram.

Hamsik signed it: ‘To my captain Paolo, with respect and affection.’

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Sunday February 3 2019
Hamsik kept Dalian Yifang quiet

Marek Hamsik is expected to sign for Dalian Yifang on Monday, but it’s reported he told his Napoli teammates just before the Sampdoria game.

After the 3-0 victory at the Stadio San Paolo, Coach Carlo Ancelotti confirmed his captain was “in negotiations” for a move to China and that the club was “inclined to give him what he wants.”

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Saturday February 2 2019
Ancelotti outlines post-Hamsik Napoli

Carlo Ancelotti outlined how Napoli will replace Marek Hamsik ahead of his move to Dalian Yifang. “We have players with other characteristics.”

After the 3-0 victory over Sampdoria, Ancelotti confirmed to Sky Sport Italia that Hamsik was “in negotiations and wants this new experience” in China.

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Saturday February 2 2019
Ancelotti: 'Hamsik wants China transfer'

Carlo Ancelotti confirmed Marek Hamsik “is in negotiations and wants to have another experience” in China, so Napoli are “inclined to give him” that option.

The 31-year-old midfielder and captain had already been close to a transfer over the summer, but remained at the Stadio San Paolo.

According to reports, he could sign a contract over the next 48 hours with Dalian Yifang and not original targets Guangzhou Evergrande.

Sportitalia claim they are offering €25m to buy the Slovakia international.

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Wednesday January 30 2019
Agent: 'Carrasco off the market'

“Dalian Yifang have taken Yannick Carrasco off the market,” said agent Federico Pastorello, amid Milan, Inter and Arsenal interest.

There had been reports today the player was prepared to go out on a six-month loan, but it seems his club has no intention of making that happen.

“It’s very unlikely he’ll move, as Dalian Yifang have formally taken him off the market,” agent and intermediary Pastorello told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday January 30 2019
Milan back in for Carrasco loan

Milan have reportedly made one final attempt to sign Yannick Carrasco, as Dalian Yifang are now open to a six-month loan deal.

According to Sky Sport Italia and Sportitalia, the Chinese Super League club decided to lower their demands.

Negotiations have been on-going with Arsenal, but do not seem to have reached a positive conclusion.

Inter are also in talks, but Antonio Candreva is not eager to make the move in the other direction.

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Tuesday January 29 2019
Dalian Yifang on Immobile and Belotti

Chinese club Dalian Yifang offered €50-60m to buy Andrea Belotti or Ciro Immobile, but Torino and Lazio turned them down.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Calciomercato.com and more, the Chinese Super League side are desperate to bring in a star forward, as Yannick Carrasco is pushing for a return to Europe.

They first approached Lazio with €60m for Immobile, but both player and club said no.

The next target was Belotti, but again Torino and Il Gallo had no intention of even considering it.

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Monday January 28 2019
Agent: Carrasco wants Dalian exit

Yannick Carrasco’s agent has confirmed that the reported Inter and Milan target wants to leave Dalian Yifang this month.

Milan were thought to be leading the Italian interest in Carrasco until Inter reportedly joined the race for the ex-Atletico Madrid winger at the weekend, and Christophe Henrotay claimed his client’s family were ‘having problems’ in China.

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