NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli boss Rafael Benitez has named a 21-man squad for Tuesday’s Champions League tie at Arsenal.
Serie A side Napoli are reportedly on the verge of extending the contract of Juan Camilo Zuniga.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has highlighted Lorenzo Insigne as a danger ahead of the Champions League tie against Napoli.
Napoli named their squad for the trip to Arsenal, including Raul Albiol despite an injury worry.
Arsene Wenger admits he tried to sign Gonzalo Higuain and the Napoli striker is glad he opted against Arsenal.
Goran Pandev enjoyed his brace against Genoa and now Napoli “prepare for the Champions League game with Arsenal.”
Fabio Liverani admits Genoa “gifted” Napoli two goals and isn’t confident amid reports Gian Piero Gasperini will return.
Rafa Benitez insists there’s nothing “courageous” about rotating the Napoli squad against Genoa. “I know it’s necessary.”
Goran Pandev broke his Serie A duck with a brace at Marassi, giving Napoli a 2-0 victory over Genoa.
Napoli aim to get back on track, but make changes in a difficult trip to Marassi against Alberto Gilardino’s Genoa.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has threatened to “start building a new stadium in Caserta” unless he can buy the San Paolo.
Pepe Reina feels “invigorated” by Napoli and is “happy to be back at this level” after difficult years with Liverpool.
Mario Balotelli is “thankful” to Roberto Mancini, though more for Inter than Manchester City, and explains his first penalty save.
There are seven Serie A players called up for Argentina’s international games against Peru and Uruguay, including Rodrigo Palacio.
Fabio Liverani hopes Genoa can give Napoli another surprise this afternoon. “It will take the perfect performance.”
Reports in England suggest that Valencia are leading the chase to re-sign Juan Mata from Chelsea this January.
Rafael Benitez has defended his rotation policy after Napoli’s shock 1-1 draw with struggling Sassuolo in midweek.
Mario Balotelli apologised to Milan and the referee for his ban, “but it’s not as if I killed someone.”
The agent of Napoli’s Paolo Cannavaro has looked to defend the performance of his client in the 1-1 draw with Sassuolo.
Contract talks between Napoli and Juan Camilo Zuniga are continuing, according to Il Mattino.