Ex-Tottenham striker Llorente joins Napoli after Man Utd end transfer interest

first_imgFERNANDO LLORENTE has signed a two-year contract at Napoli.The Spanish striker, 34, was released by Tottenham at the end of last season when his contract expired.1 Fernando Llorente has joined Napoli on a free transfer for two years after the Spaniard left SpursCredit: Twitter @en_sscnapoliBut after a brief link with Manchester United, he has put pen to paper on a deal in Serie A.The free agent spent two years in Italy with Juventus.He scored 27 goals and won the league twice between 2013 and 2015.During his two seasons with Spurs, Llorente bagged 13 times and played a key role in their run to the Champions League final with Harry Kane injured.It was his fortuitous goal which proved to be the winner against Manchester City in the quarter-finals.Llorente joins a Napoli side that have had an eventful start to the new season.Latest transfer newsLive Blogblues newsChelsea news LIVE – Latest updates from Stamford BridgeLive Blogunited newsMan Utd news LIVE – Latest updates from Old TraffordLive BlogGunners newsArsenal news LIVE – Latest updates from the EmiratesGossipGOING DUTCHChelsea ‘to grab Mbuyamba on free deal’ with defender set to leave BarcelonaDEPAY CHARTMan Utd flop Memphis used computer data and analytics to quit Old TraffordLive BlogBLUES NEWSChelsea news LIVE: Latest updates and transfer gossip from Stamford BridgeGossipFIT IN HIS BELEArsenal turn attention to Lyon striker Dembele as Lacazette replacementGossipGUNNER MAKE A MOVEArsenal weighing up transfer move for Barcelona star RafinhaThey won their opening game 4-3 away at Fiorentina before losing by the same scoreline to Juventus on Saturday.In a bonkers match, Juventus led 3-0 with 62 minutes played but Carlo Ancelotti’s side fought back to make it 3-3.Kalidou Koulibaly’s own goal in injury time, though, handed Juve the win.Mauricio Pochettino is counting down the hours until the European transfer window closes but says he’s optimistic about keeping Christian Eriksenlast_img

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