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Napoli sign Duvan Zapata from Estudiantes

Digant Tyagi
Modified 25 Aug 2013
Estudiantes de La Plata v Atletico Madrid - Copa Euroamericana 2013

Napoli have completed the signing of Colombian winger Duvan Zapata

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:

Napoli begin their Serie A campaign against Bologna on Sunday.

Published 25 Aug 2013, 11:40 IST
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