Piotr Zielinski is going through a rough patch at Napoli at the moment after playing a key role in securing Poland’s place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Luciano Spalletti’s team’s problems will only deepen as the end of the season approaches, as the Partenopei essentially give their word in a “treble” title race.
The 27-year-old attacking midfielder has not scored or assisted in Serie A since last December and has practically reduced his playing time since the turn of the year. Furthermore, the Italian media were not kind to the Polish striker’s exploits in Naples, accusing him of being a psychological rather than a technical burden in Spalletti’s ranks, as reported by a Polish broadcaster Wprost. Still, he’s not short of suitors as he moves away from Serie A.
According to the latest reports from La Republica (about TuttoNapoli), Zielinski was approached by German heavyweight Bayern Munich. The Pole sees his contract with Napoli running out in the summer of 2024 and his 50 million euros transfer market The value will surely make interested teams think twice before picking up the hefty fee.
After being thrust into the Serie A spotlight by Udinese when he was just 17 after being spotted by Friuli during an international youth tournament, Zielinski has grown by leaps and bounds with him Partenopeiwho has scored 39 goals in 277 games since joining from Empoli in 2016.
However, he has had a below-par current season, scoring seven goals and five assists in 38 caps for Napoli – playing around 2,500 minutes in total.