Napoli Unveils Champions League Squad: Zielinski Omitted


Napoli have officially released their squad lists for both the Serie A and the Champions League, with the standout announcement being the exclusion of Piotr Zielinski from the Champions League roster.

In an official statement published on their website, Napoli confirmed the squad lists for domestic and European competitions.

Zielinski’s Exclusion:

Piotr Zielinski’s absence from Napoli’s Champions League list is the headline revelation. Despite being a pivotal figure in Napoli’s midfield, the Polish international will not be participating in the European competition. The decision marks a strategic choice made by the club’s management as they navigate the challenges of the knockout stages.

New Additions: Traoré, Mazzocchi, and Ngonge:

While Zielinski is notably absent, Napoli’s Champions League list includes new acquisitions: Traoré, Mazzocchi, and Ngonge. These fresh faces are expected to bring added depth and versatility to the squad as Napoli see  success on the European stage.

Exclusions Beyond Zielinski:

In addition to Zielinski, the Champions League list also excludes Dendoncker and Demme. Napoli’s coaching staff and management have carefully curated the squad, aiming to strike the right balance for success in the prestigious competition.

Official Napoli Champions League Squad:

Goalkeepers: Gollini, Meret, Contini, Idasiak;

Defenders: Mazzocchi, Juan Jesus, Olivera, Ostigard, Rrhamani, Mario Rui, Di Lorenzo, Natan;

Midfielders: Cajuste, Lindstrom, Lobotka, Traoré, Anguissa;

Forwards: Ngonge, Osimhen, Simeone, Politano, Raspadori, Kvaratskhelia.


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