Rafael seals Napoli move

Napoli have completed the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael from Santos.

Last Updated: 12/07/13 at 21:40 Post Comment

Rafael: Joined Napoli from Santos

Rafael: Joined Napoli from Santos

Napoli have been chasing Rafael for most of the summer with reports suggesting Morgan De Sanctis could leave the San Paolo for Serie A rivals Roma.

The 23-year-old admits that the chance to play in Europe and the Champions League for Napoli persuaded him to leave Santos.

"I always thought I would finish my career here at Santos," said Rafael. "But with the passage of time I realised that I wanted to play in Europe and in the Champions League.

"But that does not mean that one day I will come back and finish my career at Santos."

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