NAPOLI NEWS

Whilst the fixtures turn themselves around next week, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 19.
Stefano Pioli insists Lazio were “the only team playing” in today’s 1-0 home defeat to Napoli.
Rafa Benitez said Gonzalo Higuain “makes the difference” after Napoli beat Lazio and praised Ivan Strinic’s debut.
Gonzalo Higuain celebrated Napoli’s victory over Lazio and shrugged off speculation. “I am happy here.”
Gonzalo Higuain made the most of an Etrit Berisha error as Napoli beat Lazio in Rome to leap into third place.
Lazio and Napoli are separated by just one point and go head-to-head for third place in the early game.
Napoli director Riccardo Bigon looks back over his biggest transfer regrets: Gareth Bale and Arturo Vidal.
Stefano Pioli has lost Stefano Mauri too, but hopes a decimated Lazio “can prove we’re a team” against Napoli.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli “must prove we deserve” third place against Lazio, but told Dries Mertens’ agent to “shut up.”
Rafa Benitez went back over the Napoli-Juventus controversy. “The big clubs have to win and every now and then...”
Manolo Gabbiadini and Ivan Strinic are in the Napoli squad visiting Lazio tomorrow afternoon.
Blerim Dzemaili could return to Serie A for Fiorentina on Monday after failing to settle at Galatasaray.
Dries Mertens’ agent speaks out and reveals the Napoli player wants more playing time, while his future will be decided ‘step by step’.
Andre-Pierre Gignac's agent was spotted in Milan today and is rumoured to be discussing a transfer from Marseille to Inter or Napoli.
Christian Maggio’s agent reassures that the full-back will stay with Napoli, and that a meeting is scheduled to discuss his contract.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini admits Roma are ‘strong’, but promises that his team will ‘score twice anyway’.
Napoli have confirmed that fourth-choice goalkeeper Antonio Rosati has left the club to join Fiorentina.
Gonzalo Higuain’s agent says he’s had no contact with Liverpool, and takes a swipe at Juventus - ‘we’re used to playing 11 vs. 11’.
Gokhan Inler will not leave Napoli in the transfer window, according to sporting director Riccardo Bigon.
Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon insists the club isn’t trying to stir up controversy after their defeat to Juventus.