NAPOLI NEWS

Miralem Pjanic said he’s “never been as happy” as he is at Roma, while the Scudetto “won’t be a two-horse race.”
Atletico Madrid’s President denies summer interest in Jose Callejon and believes Alessio Cerci and Mario Suarez won’t leave in January.
Rafa Benitez confirms Dries Mertens is unlikely to be fit for the weekend, whilst he assesses Napoli’s mindset preparing for Cagliari.
Wolfsburg’s sporting director has poured cold water on Napoli’s interest in Ivan Perisic, declaring that the player is not for sale.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri believes Roma’s insistence that they will lift the Scudetto would make second place a failure.
Zdenek Zeman believes Napoli are very much in the Scudetto race, and sees similarities between himself and Rafa Benitez.
Napoli wingman Dries Mertens will not be returning to Italy just yet, according to Il Mattino.
Zdenek Zeman believes that the fight for the title will not be polarised, and thinks that Italy still has talented young players.
Tuttosport suggest that Dries Mertens will miss at least the next two matches for Napoli, as he is still feeling the effects of a concussion.
Napoli could be ready to offer Rafa Benitez a new three-year deal, but reports say the Spaniard would have a number of conditions.
Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaqiri is a target for four Serie A clubs according to reports.
Wolfsburg winger Ivan Perisic’s agent said “if there was an offer from Napoli, he could come in January.”
Belgium’s team doctor has revealed that Dries Mertens feared for his career being stretchered off against Wales, with the winger unable to feel his legs.
Rafael Benitez has maintained that he is happy with life at Napoli - but refuses to rule out a return to the Premier League.
Javier Mascherano claims that Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez wanted to bring him to Serie A - but no offer ever materialised.
Napoli and Belgium winger Dries Mertens remains in doubt for Sunday’s Serie A match against Cagliari.
Rafa Benitez has seemingly ruled out Napoli making a January bid for Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.
Ivan Perisic’s agent has confirmed previous talks with Napoli, but warns that Wolfsburg do not need to sell the player in January.
A bout of flu has prevented Christian Maggio from joining up with Antonio Conte’s squad for Italy’s friendly with Albania tomorrow night.
Rafael Benitez refused to discuss Napoli’s position in the Scudetto race, saying the Partenopei are taking it one game at a time.