Khvicha Kvaratskhelia was tipped off at Ajax by Danny Blind a year ago, but the team from Amsterdam arrived too late. The 22-year-old attacker left for Napoli not much later, where he is currently causing a stir.
“It’s a great player,” says Blind at Ziggo Sport. The former Ajax player thinks that Kvaratskhelia can join clubs such as Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. “Serie A is no longer the best league, but there are still nice defenders. He just has great action, but also the discipline to think like a team player. He shifts well. Napoli is an incredible unit.”
The stories that the Georgian has been offered to Ajax in the past have been going on for some time. “I do know that John van ‘t Schip, who I am friends with, pointed out to me once. He had played against him with the national team of Greece and then Kvaratskhelia noticed him. I reported it to Ajax, but two days later it came out that he had an agreement with Napoli. Whether there was contact before that, I do not know.
The dribbling sensation also put Eintracht Frankfurt on the rack with Napoli on Tuesday in the eighth finals of the Champions League. The Italian top club won 0-2 in Germany.
Has Napoli superstar Kvaratskhelia ever been offered to Ajax? 👀
‘I did report it to Ajax, but two days later it came out that he had an agreement with Napoli…’ – Danny Blind 🗣️#ZiggoSport #UCL #FRANAP pic.twitter.com/5ZOCCkhZ7c
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