However, he also hit the back pages for a less football-centric reason.
It has come to light that the 26-year-old's wife hired a private detective to trail him, only to discover two months ago that he had been seeing Juventus superstar Paulo Dybala's ex behind her back.
The pair have since separated and are leading individual lives, according to Italian football papparazzi side Goslip
Politano has just finished meeting with his agent. The player is open to join Napoli. pic.twitter.com/KrU2sfFfuy— FedeNerazzurra (@_FedeNerazzurra) January 22, 2020
Politano has also been in a tough spot professionally having almost sealed a move to Roma in a swap only