Napoli complete Fabian Ruiz signing after successful medical

Napoli complete Fabian Ruiz signing after successful medical

July 4, 2018 Off By Sports Writer

Napoli have completed the signing of Fabian Ruiz from Real Betis after he completed a medical on Tuesday afternoon.

CalcioNapoli24 report that the Spanish midfielder and his family arrived in Naples last Monday via cruise ship and Ruiz revealed that his move was complete, whilst a medical took place on Tuesday at the Italian club.

“I can already call myself a Napoli player, but I don’t know when I will become one officially,” he told the website.

Ruiz, who signed a new deal at Betis in January – will now move to the Italian club and begin pre-season in the middle of next month.

Having had somewhat of a breakthrough season at the Benito Villamarin last term, Ruiz was linked with a move to various big European sides, including La Liga sides Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Napoli, who have remained keen through the latter part of last season – have now completed negotiations, leaving Betis boss Quique Setien with a hole in his midfield which will need to be replaced sooner rather than later.

Ruiz was one of Betis’ standout players last term and played a large part in helping them achieve European qualification.

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New arrivals at Betis are expected as Setien embarks on a Europa League campaign.