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Caputo says his mission is the salvation

EMPOLI, ITALY - FEBRUARY 02: Francesco Caputo of Empoli FC celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A match between Empoli and Chievo at Stadio Carlo Castellani on February 2, 2019 in Empoli, Italy. (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)
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The Italian attacker took Empoli from the Lega Serie B to the Serie A, but now he will work hard not to get relegated.

Italian forward Francesco Caputo started playing from Empoli in 2017 after the team was recently relegated to the Italian Lega Serie B.

There, he worked hard together with his teammates and was able to lift the team into the Serie A promotion by winning the tournament four matches ahead of its final.

But now, the team is currently in the 17th position of the 2018-2019 Italian Lega Serie A season.

The team has 18 points, after winning only four matches in 22 games. Empoli has drawn six times while losing on 12 occasions.

And for Caputo, his only mission now is to save the club from getting relegated to the Serie B.

“I want to achieve salvation, I care a lot and I will work hard until the end for this goal,” said the Italian attacker to Sky Sport.

“Personally I wanted to get into double figures and now that I’ve done it, I am enjoying myself.”

“The goal that was the most important for me? The one I scored against Juventus remains in history, but every goal is important to me”.

“It’s every player’s dream, but I do not think about it because I already wear the blue of Empoli,” he said about playing for the Italian national team.

“As a kid, my idol was Del Piero but I try to steal secrets from Immobile and Icardi who are the kind of player I like for how they move and play in the penalty area.”

The 31-year-old footballer has been around since 2005 when he debuted for Toritto.

He has played with Altamura, Noicattaro, Bari, Salemitana, Siena, Virtus Entella and now for Empoli.