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Lorenzo Insigne received a start for the national team on Friday, but it was obvious that he needs to improve his decision-making if he is to win a starring role on a more regular basis.
Insigne is going to find it tricky to maintain a start for Napoli, with Jose Callejon, Dries Mertens and Goran Pandev competing for wide roles at the Partenopei.
Should he manage to earn plenty of minutes under Rafael Benitez, there is no reason as to why he shouldn't feature prominently for the Azzurri.
However, Insigne's role under Prandelli is to be rather different from the one that he shone so stunningly for the Azzurrini this past summer at the European Under-21 championships.
Under Devis Mangia, Insigne was able to dictate the play and extensively do as he pleased, but that will have to change under Prandelli.
Insigne was rather guilty against Bulgaria of keeping his head down and often ignoring more preferable options.
Cutting inside from the wing and taking pot shots rather tended to interrupt the tempo that Italy were attempting to set.
It is premature to criticise the player too much and some delicate touches in and around the area to link with Gilardino was a promising sign too.
More needs to be done though if he is too hold off competition from Stephan El Shaarawy for more regular starts.