NAPOLI NEWS

Leandro Damiao’s agent reveals a move to Napoli fell through because “sponsorship contracts made it impossible.”
Martin Skrtel could well join Pepe Reina and Rafa Benitez at Napoli, as Liverpool are prepared to release him on loan.
Napoli stopper Alessandro Gamberini is being linked with a possible move to hometown outfit Bologna.
It may take a little time for Napoli to fire on all cylinders, former Azzurri boss Emiliano Mondonico has warned.
The Italian Football Federation have confirmed October’s World Cup qualifier against Armenia will be staged in Naples.
With news that Jackson Martinez’s proposed move to Napoli could be off, reports suggest that Rafa Benitez’s men will target Alessandro Matri.
The agent of Lorenzo Insigne will meet with Napoli officials this month in an effort to get his client a new improved contract.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne will be included in the Italy squad for the August 14 friendly against Argentina.
Porto beat Napoli today, but Coach Paulo Fonseca remains “extremely confident Jackson Martinez will stay with us.”
Rafa Benitez insists the defeat to Porto was “not a step back” for Napoli, as fitness levels are crucial right now.
Goran Pandev had given Napoli the lead, but defensive errors and a strong Juan Quintero performance saw Porto win 3-1.
Rafa Benitez shakes things up with Dries Mertens, Rafael and Juan Camilo Zuniga starting in Napoli-Porto.
Arsene Wenger was impressed by Napoli in a 2-2 draw with Arsenal and confirmed Gervinho’s advanced talks with Roma.
Pepe Reina saved an Arsenal penalty on his Napoli debut and is excited to join “an ambitious project in the Champions League.”
Rafa Benitez saw “a good game” from Napoli in their 2-2 draw with Arsenal. “We showed what we can do.”
Lorenzo Insigne and Goran Pandev gave Napoli a 2-0 lead at the Emirates Cup on Gonzalo Higuain’s debut, but Arsenal fought back for a 2-2 draw after Pepe Reina’s penalty save.
Napoli hinted at meetings with Porto and Jackson Martinez’s agent declared “the offer is not far from the request.”
Napoli take on Arsenal in London as part of the Emirates Cup this afternoon, as Gonzalo Higuain and Pepe Reina are set for their debuts.
Napoli have officially sent goalkeeper Antonio Rosati to newly-promoted Sassuolo.
The changes to Week 1 and 2 have been confirmed, starting with Verona-Milan although they could change with the UEFA draws.