Amadou Diawara has really come to prominence at Napoli this season. The 21-year-old’s energy and drive in the middle of the park has made many clubs sit up and take notice of the Guinean.
It is claimed that Tottenham Hotspur were interested in the midfielder and willing to offer €30 million for his services last summer but Napoli rejected the offer. (Source: Calcionapoli24)
Here’s everything you need to know about Diawara
Full Name: Amadou Diawara
Position: Defensive midfield
Playing Style: Diawara is a busy midfielder who is adept at winning the ball back from the opposition. He is also technically excellent and rarely gives the ball away.
Strengths: Energy, tenacity
Weaknesses: Attacking contribution, plays too safe with the ball
Highlights of His Career: Amadou Diawara has slowly but surely established himself as a regular in the Napoli side since moving from Bologna back in 2016. He has been one of the best holding midfielders in Serie A for the past couple of seasons.
Rumour rating: B+
Given that Spurs were said to have bid for him last summer and given the relatively modest price being discussed for the Guinean, it is certainly possible that Spurs return for Diawara this season.
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