Napoli: Pavoletti Out, Rafael Enter
Leonardo Pavoletti has been absent from the Napoli squad due to a sudden family problem, but reports that the current Newcastle United target Rafael Cabral is given the chance to appear.
The cause of Pavoletti’s absence was reported by Napoli on their official website, amid speculation that the striker almost joined Cagliari.
However, Rafael is one of the options of the Partenopei goalkeeper to travel to Verona on the day of the weekend (08/20/2017), although Italian media claimed he was being targeted by Newcastle coach Rafa Benitez.
The Napoli team for Verona are Reina, Rafael, Sepe; Albiol, Chiriches, Ghoulam, Hysaj, Koulibaly, Maksimovic, Maggio, Mario Rui; Jorginho, Allan, Diawara, Hamsik, Rog, Zielinski, Giaccherini; Callejon, Ounas, Insigne, Mertens, Owned.
Pavoletti is known to have long flying hours, whose names have been recorded in squads such as Pavia, Juve Stabia, Casale, Sassuolo, Genoa.