Hirving Lozano had a very difficult start at Napoli. The Mexican attacker experienced serious problems with head coach Gennaro Gattuso, at such a point that it was said that the player and the trainer had a hard fight in the locker room, after some statements made by Gattuso about the performance of his team.
But after a couple of matches in the field, Chucky make the rumors end with incredible performances. The forward has scored seven goals and gave two assists during the 16 matches played so far this season. With six goals on Serie A, he is the fifth top scorer of the league and will fight to be the capocannoniere in Italy this year.
During the last game played against Sampdoria on Week 11, Lozano scored a goal and gave an assist on the victory of his team 2-1. The Italian press was delighted with his performance and media Gazzeta dello Sport, one of the most famous newspapers on the country, gave him a new nickname.
Lozano was called Speedy Gonzales, as being compared to the character from Looney Tunes, the TV series made by Warner Brothers that showed a Mexican mouse. Local press assured that the character is as fast as Lozano and has the skill to move and the acceleration of the player that is being one of the best for Napoli so far this season.