From Juventus’ monetary irregularities, to a different Domenico Criscito return to Genoa, to Napoli taking part in one of the best soccer we have seen in latest occasions – it is truthful to say Serie A had a little bit of every thing in 2022.
And with the calendar 12 months of Italian soccer now over, we thought we might make an XI of one of the best gamers to have lit up the peninsula in 2022.
GK – Mike Maignan – Put merely, AC Milan don’t win the 2021/22 Scudetto with out this man between the sticks. Maignan has been one of many higher signings any Serie A membership has made within the final decade.
RB – Giovanni Di Lorenzo – Napoli’s new captain has taken to his new management function like a duck to water. One of the constant performers within the league.
CB – Gleison Bremer – His performances at Torino earned him the Serie A defender of the 12 months award final season and a transfer to Juventus. Since becoming a member of Juve he is continued his tremendous type and made their backline probably the most impenetrable in Italy – conceding 5 fewer targets than each different crew to date this marketing campaign.
CB – Kim Min-jae – Signed for €18m in the summertime as a Kalidou Koulibaly substitute, Kim Min-jae has been imperious on the again for Napoli. He is been so imperious that half of Naples in all probability forgets Koulibaly ever existed.
LB – Theo Hernandez – One of the best attacking left-back in Europe? He is definitely up there.
CM – Sergej Milinkovic-Savic – The Serbian has been top-of-the-line midfielders in Serie A for practically 10 years and he is nonetheless (by some means) solely 27 years outdated.
CM – Nicolo Barella – Whereas Inter have endured some up-and-down type during the last 12 months, Barella has been as constant as they arrive. The Italy worldwide was good on the finish of the 2021/22 marketing campaign however has taken his recreation to a different degree this season having already recorded 5 targets in 15 video games.
CM – Sandro Tonali – The Soccer Supervisor legend has come good on the ‘wonderkid’ potential within the final 12 months, proving to be a key man for a Milan aspect who received their first Scudetto in over a decade.
RW – Khvicha Kvaratskhelia – The funnest footballer to observe on the earth. Bar none. It is not even shut.
ST – Victor Osimhen – The league’s present high marksman and final season’s Serie A Greatest Younger Participant award winner has definitely loved a really fruitful 2022. Napoli followers will breathe a deep sigh of reduction when he lastly places pen to paper on a brand new deal.
LW – Rafael Leao – Whereas Napoli followers are set to see their star man signal a brand new deal quickly, Milan followers will not be so fortunate. Leao seems to be like he will depart the membership sooner slightly than later, however nobody can deny the lasting legacy he is left on the membership already. He was Serie A’s MVP final season, scoring essential purpose after essential purpose for his aspect on their strategy to the Scudetto.