Photo: Vlad Chiriches in Napoli kit, starts training

Vlad Chiriches

Vlad Chiriches joined Serie A outfit Napoli from Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur this week.

Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Vlad Chiriches has started training with his new club Napoli.

The Romania international centre-back officially joined Serie A outfit Napoli from Spurs yesterday and has already been training with them (see photo above and tweet below).

The 25-year-old played for Tottenham for the past two seasons, but he was largely a squad player and was a huge disappointment at White Hart Lane.

During the 2014-15 season, Chiriches could feature in just 10 Premier League games and four Europa League games.

During the 2013-14 campaign, the former Steaua Bucuresti played thrice in the Europa League and 17 times in the Premier League.

The Romanian will not be missed in North London, but one suspects that he will be determined to kickstart his career at Italian club Napoli.

The fact that the Naples-based outfit signed him this summer will give him confidence, and he has some time to know his teammates before the 2015-16 Serie A campaign gets underway.

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