Napoli Transfers: 5 Players Who Would Suit Benitez' Tactical Outlook

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Napoli Transfers: 5 Players Who Would Suit Benitez' Tactical Outlook
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The Rafalution has begun at Napoli, and there are going to be some changes.

Walter Mazzarri managed to shape the southern Italians into one of the most attractive—and formidable—sides in European football, but his tactical style is very different to that of Rafa Benitez, and fresh blood will be needed to maintain the team's success.

The experienced Spaniard rarely strays from his tried-and-tested 4-2-3-1, so Mazzarri's three-man defence is the first thing to go. The Partenopei's current crop of defenders and wing-backs could all still find a place in Benitez' plans, but reinforcements will be needed elsewhere ahead for the coach's tactical change to work.

I've written in the past about what we might expect from Rafa, but what kind of players will he sign?

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