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Placing a cornicello charm next to a skull and watch out for number 17 Maurizio!: How Napoli poke fun at superstitious Sarri in tongue-in-cheek video full of Italian jinxes as he returns to take over arch-rivals Juventus Maurizio Sarri was unveiled as boss of Napoli's arch-rivals Juventus on Thursday  The club posted a tongue-in-cheek video full of Italian jinxes to poke fun at Sarri The 60-year-old manager is well known to be a very superstitious individual An Italian good luck charm was next to skull and numbers 13 and 17 were shown

By Jordan Seward For Mailonline

Published: 18:04 BST, 20 June 2019 | Updated: 18:10 BST, 20 June 2019

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If Maurizio Sarri thought he could join Napoli's rivals Juventus without any backlash, he was mistaken.

The Italian boss, who was born in Naples, left the club in 2018 with the reputation of an icon after steering the side to three impressive campaigns on the bounce.

Despite returning no silverware, Sarri was still adored by Napoli fans, even when he departed for Chelsea at the end of his third season in charge.

Napoli have not taken Maurizio Sarri's decision to join their arch-rivals Juventus too kindly

Napoli have not taken Maurizio Sarri's decision to join their arch-rivals Juventus too kindly

The club poked fun at Sarri, who is very superstitious, by posting a tongue-in-cheek video. Pictured here is a cornicello charm - considered lucky in Italy - laying next to a skull

The club poked fun at Sarri, who is very superstitious, by posting a tongue-in-cheek video. Pictured here is a cornicello charm - considered lucky in - laying next to a skull

However, Napoli have not taken too kindly to Sarri's decision to take over their arch-rivals Juventus.

The 60-year-old was unveiled on Thursday as Max Allegri's

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