Real Madrid Talked to MARCA about the transfer
Diego Maradona Junior, the son of the Argentine legend, has revealed his joy James Rodriguez choose to move to Naples this summer.
The Colombian midfielder was in demand Real Madrid and due to switch to Italy next season.
"I always comment to tell [James] to go to Naples on his pictures, " Maradona Jr told MARCA.
"I put pressure on him, and recently he liked one of my comments.
"It's a dream come true James comes to Naples. A football player of this quality, with his left foot, can make the team better.
"The city will welcome him with open arms, and I'm sure he will be able to do his best."
Negotiations continue between Real Madrid and Naples, with the Serie A club, which would initially take Rodriguez on loan.
"From what I know, everything is very advanced" Maradona Jr said.
"Everything left to clear is the formula for the operation. Everything else is done."
Maradona Senior spent several successful years on Naples in the 1980s and 1990s, giving him iconic status in Naples, but his son has warned James out of his father's # 10 shirt.
"Don't touch No.10 [shirt]. It's private property in the family" Maradona Jr said. "It's my dad's.
"There were rumors that they would give it to [Gonzalo] Higuain when he arrived, then [Lorenzo] insigne, but it should be like the NBA.
"If you go to the card number, you can't use it again."