Hamsik: I can definitely score 15 goals this season
The Slovakian international has already netted four times in just two appearances for the Partenopei which makes him the current Capocannoniere so far of the new season.
“I’m very pleased with how my season has started,” the 26-year-old stated to the Corriere dello Sport.
“[Manager Rafael] Benitez has asked me to score 15 goals and I’m confident that I’ll definitely be able to achieve that this season.
While excited to be currently Serie A’s top scorer, Hamsik realistically doesn’t expect to be leading the charts until the end of the season, given the caliber of strikers currently plying their trade in Italy’s top flight.
“[Sure], it’s nice to be the Capocannoniere, but I’m obviously not going to be there for too much longer once the strikers start firing on all cylinders.”
Hamsik, who captained Slovakia during their debut World Cup appearance in 2010 in South Africa, was signed by Napoli in 2007 and has gone on to score over 70 goals in 220 appearances for the Partenopei so far.
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