Napoli sign Duvan Zapata from Estudiantes
Napoli have a completed a deal to sign Colombian winger Ducan Zapata from Argentine side Estudiantes. Zapata scored 13 goals in Argentina’s top division last season.
The 22-year-old winger played for Colombia’s U20 side in 2011 and will join Rafael Benitez’s Napoli squad following a medical.
“We’ve agreed the purchase of Zapata,” the Serie A club’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis said on his Twitter feed on Friday. “The player is on his way to Naples for the medical.”
Here’s the original tweet in Italian:
Abbiamo chiuso con Zapata, abbiamo firmato con l'Estudiantes. Il giocatore sta arrivando a Napoli dove farà le visite @FrancescoBardo
— AurelioDeLaurentiis (@ADeLaurentiis) August 23, 2013
Napoli begin their Serie A campaign against Bologna on Sunday.