NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis practically confirmed Manolo Gabbiadini will “arrive” from Sampdoria.
Christian Maggio is impressed with the staging of the Italian Super Cup Napoli v Juventus in Qatar.
Rafa Benitez assured Napoli “are convinced” they can beat Juventus for the Italian Super Cup tomorrow.
Sinisa Mihajlovic felt Sampdoria’s 2-2 draw with Udinese was a fair result. “At least the fans enjoyed themselves.”
Manolo Gabbiadini was asked if he’d scored his last goal for Sampdoria before a move to Napoli. “Maybe, maybe not.”
Juventus goalkeeper Gigi Buffon claims Napoli are “in the top 10 European teams” when it comes to one-off games like the Italian Super Cup.
Max Allegri said Juventus are “highly motivated” by the Italian Super Cup against Rafa Benitez’s Napoli. “We can’t get it wrong.”
Udinese surprisingly drop Antonio Di Natale and Manolo Gabbiadini starts possibly his last Sampdoria game.
Marek Hamsik has a great record against Juventus and says Napoli are ready for tomorrow’s “indisputably important” Super Cup.
Aurelio De Laurentiis gave Napoli players a good talking to ahead of the Super Cup with Juventus. “They rested on their laurels.”
Claudio Marchisio claims Juventus are now “mature and confident,” starting from Super Cup revenge against Napoli tomorrow.
Roberto Mancini described Inter’s ideal January buys, including Tottenham’s Aaron Lennon and Lucas Leiva of Liverpool.
English media report Fernando Torres could return to Liverpool, freeing up Mario Balotelli to join Napoli.
Alvaro Morata had a “tough introduction to Italian football,” but hopes to score for Juventus in the Super Cup against Napoli.
Giorgio Chiellini hopes Juventus can “give ourselves a Christmas present” with the Italian Super Cup against Napoli.
Max Allegri warns Juventus that Napoli are “more difficult to face in a one-off game” ahead of Monday’s Italian Super Cup.
Dries Mertens acknowledges Juventus “are a strong side, but so are Napoli” ahead of Monday’s Italian Super Cup.
Club Brugge confirm Napoli are “closely following” Thomas Meunier, who fuelled reports of a move on Twitter.
Antonio Conte is reportedly furious that clubs were allowed to opt out of his Italy get-together in February.
Antonio Conte will have his Italy get-together from February 9 to 11, but clubs are not “obliged” to release players.