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Milik takes the number 99 for Napoli.

Napoli has signed 22 year old Arkadiusz ‘Arek’ Milik from Ajax for a reported fee of 35 million euros yesterday. He replaces Gonzalo Higuain, who joined Juventus for a record transfer fee, had many good things to say about Napoli, a?It’s an honour I will become a part of Napoli with its amazing fans full of passion, a great club with a glorious history. I want to make these fantastic Napoli fans happy,a

Milik in his new colours
Milik in his new colours

Many were surprised when Ajax signed him on loan from Bayern Leverkusen, and then signed him permanetly for a 2.8 million pounds in April 2015. He then proceeded to replace the departing Kolbeinn and was made a regular starter but fans did not complain after he scored 21 league goals for them and 7 assists. This performance from Milik impressed the Polish national coach and Milik was a part of the 23 man squad that reached the knockout stages. He was partnered up the big man Lewandowski and managed to make a name for himself when his strike partner (Lewandowski) did not live up to his name.

Emanuele Giaccherini
Emanuele Giaccherini

Napoli have made multiple transfers thanks to the massive amount they recived for Higuain, includingAdefender Tonelli from Empoli and signing attacking midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini from Sunderland, another player who had an impressive Euro 2016.

Money, Money it's so funny, in a rich man's world..
Money, Money it’s so funny, in a rich man’s world..

 

The polish striker signed from Bayern Leverkusen in 2014 for Ajax and in a statement released close to three weeks ago, they (Ajax) mentioned that they will not sell him, no matter how high the transfer fee. Talk about going back on your word!

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