Dries Mertens plays his football in the Serie A, one of the most hotly contested league’s in the world. His current club Napoli have enjoyed an unimaginable start to the season, as they sit at the summit still unbeaten, while going strong in the Champions League alongside this.
The Belgian magician has transformed this season under Maurizio Sarri, now opting to utilize him as a centre-forward, which has worked out to be a stroke of genius from the Italian.
Having played 12 games in the Serie A so far this season, he’s managed to return an incredible feat, as he scrapes out 10 goals for his troubles. In a League that holds Italian giants; Juventus, AS Roma, AC Milan and Inter Milan, this has been a special showing for his team.
A player very similar in style to fellow Belgian and Chelsea star Eden Hazard, offering his low centre of gravity, trickery, incredibly quick feet and blistering speed. The signature of the forward would send shivers and warning signs down Premier League rivals spines, in what would create a dreamy front 3 for the club.
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