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The Italian international left the Stadium of Light permanently in the summer.
The Italian international has struggled for first-team football at Napoli.
The Italian international left Sunderland in the summer.
It says a lot about Sunderland when a player is happy to have escaped despite being stuck on the bench for his new club
Agent Furio Valcareggi has stated that Napoli’s £1.2 million acquisition of Emanuele Giaccherini from Sunderland this summer could prove to be the deal of the summer.
The Italian international wanted Champions League football.
The Italian international failed to adapt to English football.
The Italian international had been expected to leave the club this summer.
Giaccherini has been linked with a move back to Italy for much of the summer.