Cannavaro: ‘Napoli better than Maradona’s’

Fabio Cannavaro believes the current Napoli side “is stronger than in the age of Diego Maradona, but lacked determination in decisive moments.”

The former Partenopei defender was impressed by Maurizio Sarri’s side, who set a new record of Serie A points.

“Today’s Napoli is stronger than in the age of Maradona, but to be fair I wasn’t disappointed with Walter Mazzarri’s side either, as it was made up of players with great qualities,” Cannavaro told Canale 9.

“Sarri’s Napoli really entertained the fans, put together many points and a lot of goals. They just lacked determination in the decisive moments, for example the dip in form after the defeat in Turin.

“The differences with Juventus are in the strength in depth and the way they dealt with that, as over many games during the season it’s easy for a Coach to make choices if the whole squad is competitive.”

Lorenzo Insigne is the only Napoli player in Italy’s Euro 2016 squad thanks to his impressive Serie A campaign.

“Insigne improved a great deal this year, putting himself at the disposal of his teammates. It is not easy being…

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