NAPOLI NEWS

Gonzalo Higuain scored one and set up another for Jose Callejon, while Napoli hit the woodwork twice to beat joint Serie A leaders Roma 2-0.
Morgan De Sanctis said Roma intend to “stay top until the end” of the season, but appealed for calm at Napoli.
Rafa Benitez shrugged off Roma changes ahead of today’s game with Napoli. “It’s difficult, but we want to win.”
Gonzalo Higuain, Marek Hamsik and Jose Callejon face Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Miralem Pjanic in Napoli-Roma.
Roma took remarkable security measures for today’s game with Napoli, including two different hotels.
The mother of shot Napoli fan Ciro Esposito appealed for a “happy” match against Roma today amid tight security.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Pepe Reina is expected to be at the San Paolo today for Napoli v Roma.
Francesco Totti has called for tomorrow’s Serie A encounter between Napoli and Roma to be solely about the football.
Roma have named their squad for tomorrow’s Serie A showcase with Napoli and are able to include Kostas Manolas.
Paolo Tagliavento has been designated to officiate the match of the weekend between Napoli and Roma.
Rafa Benitez has affirmed that Lorenzo Insigne remains a ‘very important’ cog in his Napoli team.
Rafa Benitez and Rudi Garcia have both appealed for peace when Napoli and Roma come face to face tomorrow.
Rafael Benitez says that the game against Rudi Garcia’s Roma can set Napoli’s season back on track.
Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez has addressed rumours concerning Juan Camilo Zuniga, insisting any operation would not sideline him for too long.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia is hopeful that defender Kostas Manolas will be fit to face Napoli, while also discussing Mattia Destro.
Rudi Garcia has warned that everyone will drop points between now and the end of the season, as his Roma eye a first Scudetto since 2001.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says he is well aware of how an away tie at Napoli could prove for his side.
Roma could field Daniele De Rossi in central defence for their trip to Napoli if the club’s injury situation doesn’t improve.
In disagreement over treatment of a knee injury, Napoli could sell Juan Camilo Zuniga in January should the right offer arrive.
Marek Hamsik can’t believe Napoli didn’t win against Atalanta, but now “we want a victory with Roma.”