Elseid Hysaj’s agent has confirmed the right-back will leave Napoli and that Roma are “a welcome solution”.
Hysaj has fallen down the pecking order at Napoli, with Kevin Malcuit and new signing Giovanni Di Lorenzo ahead of him, and Mario Giuffredi made it clear this season would the Albanian’s last at the San Paolo.
“Elseid has proven to be an important player on both sides,” Giuffredi told Radio Punto Nuovo.
“Ancelotti told me he would be happy if he stayed because he gave him guarantees in this regard.
“He stayed because unfortunately we were unable to close negotiations. However, it was a bad thing because a Coach is out there who has consideration for him.”
The 25-year-old was close to Roma over the summer, so could he yet be bound for the capital?
“Roma are a welcome solution for the player, if not his first choice. His contract expires next year.
“Napoli could lose him for nothing and it would be a shame because we have an excellent relationship.
“We won’t renew, there are no conditions for it and both us and Napoli are aware of that.
“I feel it’s also time for him to make a change after four-and-a-half years. There’s no need for any more talk because we’re all in agreement.”
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