The best word to describe Napoli is verticality. Maurizio Sarri's style is uniquely suited to combat the modern press with quick, one touch passing out of defense. This is tiki-taka designed to exploit both gegenpressing and social media video engagements.
If Oscar moved to Shanghai to find himself, Julian Draxler needs to do more of what he has been doing, but on a bigger stage with a stable club like Paris Saint-Germain.
Real Madrid has jumped ahead of Barcelona and Bayern Munich to be our top-ranked team to finish 2016, while Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid have moved into the top-5.
From the arrivals of Mourinho, Guardiola and Pogba in Manchester to the success of Zinedine Zidane as manager of Real Madrid and the impact of the Chinese Super League on the transfer market, 2016 was a momentous year.
One can question whether Pep Guardiola or Jurgen Klopp misjudged their respective goalkeeper signings, yet the more pertinent one is if they will bend to the Premier League, or continue to try to bend the Premier League towards their style.