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Insigne extends Napoli contract

27 August 2013 09:54

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Lorenzo Insigne has signed a one-year extension to his contract.

Insigne featured in all but one of Napoli's Serie A games last season, only missing the final fixture of the campaign against Roma through suspension.

Rafael Benitez has already confirmed he sees the diminutive attacker as a key part of his plans after replacing Walter Mazzarri as Napoli boss in the close-season.

However, he had to settle for a place on the substitutes bench as Napoli began their league campaign with a 3-0 win against Bologna at the weekend.

Having been a transfer target for Premier League side Sunderland earlier in the close-season, Insigne has ended all speculation by signing a new deal with the club that will run until 2018.

"I met Insigne and we signed a new five-year contract," De Laurentiis announced on Twitter.

"I wish 'Lorenzinho' to have a great career with Napoli."

The 22-year-old starred for Italy in the UEFA Under-21 European Championships, where they reached the final, only to lose to Spain.

Insigne created two goals in four games and also netted a stunning free-kick against England in the group stage.

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3 - 0

Competition
Serie A
Date
25 August 2013
Game week
1
Kick-off
20:45
Half-time
2 - 0
Full-time
3 - 0
Venue
Stadio San Paolo (Napoli)
Attendance
39632

Goals

1 - 0
M. Hamšík 45'+2
(assist by C. Zúñiga) 
2 - 0
M. Hamšík 63'
(assist by G. Pandev) 
3 - 0

Lineups

Substitutes

Monday 26 September

Sunday 25 September

23:57
22:41
22:27
22:25
22:12
21:48
21:00
20:57
20:43
20:36
20:34
20:26
20:00
19:25
19:01
18:53
18:42
18:25
18:15
18:15
18:03
17:44
17:38
17:04
17:01
16:48
16:26
16:19
15:41
14:53
14:34
14:22
13:37
13:27
13:04
12:14
11:46
11:34
10:44
10:03
06:41
05:08
03:46
03:40
03:38
01:07
00:32

Saturday 24 September

23:45
22:47
22:43
22:29
22:21
21:49
21:42
21:19
21:17
21:10
21:03
20:45
20:24
20:22
20:04
20:03
20:02
19:57
19:51
19:51
19:35
19:34
19:20
19:18
19:16
19:03
19:02
18:55
18:55
18:36
18:13
18:12
18:07
17:57
17:56
17:55
17:53
17:42
16:53
16:44
16:25
15:52
15:48
15:29
15:23
14:44
14:32
13:43
13:22
12:44
12:29
11:38
10:51
10:03
06:42
05:19
04:47
04:36
03:46
03:21
01:43
01:03
00:37
00:29
00:28
00:21
00:13

Serie A table

# Team MP D P
1 6 +8 15
2 6 +9 14
3 6 +2 11
4 6 +6 10
5 6 +3 10

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