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MOSCOW, 25 Jul – The head coach of the Italian “Napoli” Luciano Spalletti knows a few words in Russian, but the communication takes place in English, said Georgian footballer Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, quoted by Il Mattino.
Kvaratskhelia moved from Rubin Kazan to Georgian Dynamo (Batumi) in March. He suspended the contract, taking advantage of the permission of the International Football Federation (FIFA). In April, it became known that the player would sign a contract with Napoli. In early July, he officially joined the Italian team.
“Spalletti has shown himself to be a great teacher. He teaches me something new every day. It’s nice to see him do it with everyone. We don’t have much time to prepare for the season right now. He does everything to perfectly convey his ideas to us . When we communicate, he says a few words to me in Russian, but then we switch to English in order to understand each other better,” Kvaratskhelia said.
“The Champions League is my first football dream. What’s more, the atmosphere in Naples is even more exciting, I can’t wait to get on the pitch in this competition. Being a newcomer to Napoli is a great feeling. I was very welcomed by my teammates.” well, everyone loves me. After a few weeks, I felt at home, they accepted me as their own, “added the player.