Napoli despatched Matija Popovic and Alessio Zerbin to Monza and each gamers have now reportedly signed their contracts with Raffaele Palladino’s aspect.
Popovic has been one of many enigmas of the Serie A January switch window. The 18-year-old Serbian expertise was only a step away from signing for Milan firstly of this month at first collapsed over the agent commissions.
Juventus then emerged however confronted the identical hurdle for Popovic, leaving him obtainable to Napoli, who initially wished to ship him out to Frosinone on mortgage earlier than it turned clear that the Giallazzurri didn’t have a non-EU participant slot obtainable. Fortunately for the Partenopei, Monza didn’t have the identical downside.
As reported by Fabrizio Romano, Popovic and Zerbin have now each signed their contracts for Monza, making them obtainable to Palladino. The latter is becoming a member of on a easy six-month mortgage, however issues are extra difficult for the previous.
Popovic is formally signing a six-month contract with Monza earlier than he indicators his contract with the Partenopei on the finish of the season, once they’ll be capable of register him within the squad.
🔴🇮🇹🇷🇸 Matija Popović and Alessio Zerbin have each signed in as Monza gamers from Napoli.
↪️ Mortgage deal for Zerbin who’s additionally signed new contract till June 2028 at Napoli.
↩️ Formal everlasting deal for Popović till June when he’s gonna turn out to be new Napoli participant. pic.twitter.com/Bil2EfYYUN
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 24, 2024