Jerzy Dudek says Piotr Zielinksi made good choice picking Napoli instead of Liverpool

Piotr Zielinski in action  during the serie A match between US Sassuolo and SSC Napoli at Mapei Stadium - Citta' del Tricolore on March 31, 2018 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy.

Liverpool are reportedly long term admirers of Piotr Zielinski.

Piotr Zielinski in action  during the serie A match between US Sassuolo and SSC Napoli at Mapei Stadium - Citta' del Tricolore on March 31, 2018 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek says his Polish compatriot Piotr Zielinski should not have any regrets over choosing Napoli.

Napoli face Liverpool tonight in the Champions League and Zielinski will have a chance to try and get one over the Reds.

 

Liverpool were interested in signing Zielinski in 2016. The Liverpool Echo quoted Zielinski saying Jurgen Klopp wanted him badly, but he chose Napoli instead.

Two years on ex-Red Jerzy Dudek is backing that decision, believing Zielinski is better suited to Italian football, playing for Udinese previously.

He added that the 24-year-old still has plenty of improving to do.

Piotr Zielinski of SSC Napoli in action during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Napoli and RB Leipzig at the Stadio San Paolo on February 15, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

Dudek told Tuttomercatoweb yesterday: "There were various rumors about Liverpool, but for me it was good to accept Napoli because he was born and raised in Italian football.

"He is growing regularly in this football, he is a great talent, very complete, but he must have more confidence in himself to make the definitive leap in quality."

Zielinski is reportedly valued at £58 million, Calciomercato reported last month.

Just this week, The Mail report  Arsenal are considering a move for Zielinski as a replacement for Aaron Ramsey.

Piotr Zielinski of SSC Napoli in action during the serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma - Serie A at Stadio San Paolo on March 3, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

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