NAPOLI NEWS

Roberto Donadoni praised Parma’s “battling spirit and top class goal” as they did the double over Napoli.
Marco Parolo’s fierce strike allowed Parma to beat Napoli for the second time this season, putting the Ducali joint fifth.
Napoli director Riccardo Bigon hit back at Juventus chief Beppe Marotta. “The passion of the Neapolitans is only to be admired.”
Antonio Cassano is not even on the bench as Parma try to complete the double over Gonzalo Higuain’s Napoli.
Giorgio Chiellini admits “it’s Juventus against the rest of Italy,” but he is happy to be successful and disliked.
Roberto Donadoni’s Parma already shocked Napoli once and he trusts they can do it again this evening.
Antonio Cassano is in the Parma squad to face Napoli, but it remains to be seen if he’s fit enough to start.
Lorenzo Insigne confessed he feels unappreciated at Napoli. “I work so hard, but if you don’t score then you’re nobody.”
Rudi Garcia expects Roma to end their Cagliari taboo “to extend the lead over Napoli and close the gap on Juventus.”
Rafa Benitez is impressed by Parma, building for Napoli’s future and insists they can catch Roma in second place.
Christian Maggio and Juan Zuniga are still out of action for Napoli’s visit to Parma on Sunday evening.
Napoli were reportedly so impressed by Ashley Williams that they’re preparing an offer for the Swansea defender.
It’s reported Giuseppe Rossi will be at Italy’s pre-World Cup fitness tests, but FIFA could block Jorginho’s call-up.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina says he is pleased to be linked with a return to boyhood club Barcelona.
Marco Verratti’s agent has claimed that his client was on the verge of signing for Napoli before plumping for Paris Saint-Germain.
Antonio Cassano trained away from the rest of his Parma teammates this morning, throwing into doubt his fitness for this weekend.
Giandomenico Mesto’s agent has revealed that his client renewing with Napoli is a ‘formality’.
Gonzalo Higuain has reflected on the difference he has seen between Italian and Spanish football, and on Napoli’s season so far.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta blasted Napoli’s “excessive euphoria” and said they “acted like provincial little clubs.”
Gonzalo Higuain explained why he opted to join Napoli rather than Arsenal or Juventus. “They wanted to build a winning team.”