In an announcement from their official website, and a tweet from Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis, Leandrinho (18) will be signing with Napoli.
Ponte Preta club statement from pontepreta.com.br: “The player himself, who no longer wanted to play with Ponte Preta, opted to sign with Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli and the Italian team in turn, will reimburse Ponte Preta with €600k”
Benvenuto Leandrinho #ADL
— AurelioDeLaurentiis (@ADeLaurentiis) January 12, 2017
Napoli have now effectively made their second purchase of the January transfer session after Leonardo Pavoletti. The promising Brazilian youth product actually already took his medical and found a house in Naples before the Holiday break. Therefore, the player should be acquainted with his new surroundings.
It also must be said that Leandrinho’s agent is none other than the infamous Mino Raiola. Napoli fans can be excited with their new signing in that many Brazilian football experts call him a very promising player. It’s only a matter of time before we see what the 18-year-old has in store for the European game.