NAPOLI NEWS

The agent of Real Madrid’s Alvaro Arbeloa says Napoli have not made contact regarding a potential move for his client.
Goal are reporting that Alvaro Arbeloa could de set for a summer transfer switch to Rafa Benitez’s Napoli.
Diego Contento’s Bayern Munich career could end in the summer, with Napoli ready to table a bid to sign the defender.
Reports in the Italian Press this morning suggest that Gonzalo Higuain will be rested for this evening’s game against Catania.
The agent of Napoli’s Dries Mertens says his client is fine despite sustaining a sprained ankle during Sunday’s defeat to Fiorentina.
The agent of Napoli’s Jorginho says winning the Coppa Italia would be a huge milestone in his client’s career.
Roberto Donadoni has reflected on his objectives, his respect for Juventus and his regret at how chances with Italy and Napoli ended too soon.
Raul Albiol says that Napoli must focus on pushing for success ‘immediately’, rather than ‘make the mistake’ of aiming for a title in ‘three or four years’.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez says his side are still targeting a second placed finish in Serie A this season, though concedes it will be hard.
Napoli’s Marek Hamsik has called on his side to bounce back from Sunday’s defeat to Fiorentina to secure Champions League qualification.
Calciomercato are reporting that Napoli and Barcelona have agreed a deal for Javier Mascherano to be transferred to the Azzurri.
Fiorentina have released a statement regarding striker Mario Gomez’s latest injury concerns.
Napoli are set to be without midfielder Dries Mertens for the next seven days, according to reports in the Italian Press.
Ezequiel Lavezzi has admitted that he wields less influence at Paris Saint-Germain than he did at Napoli.
Walter Mazzarri could be set to reunite with former Napoli colleague Christian Maggio, it has been claimed.
Rafa Benitez admits “it is more difficult now” for second place, but felt Napoli “were still better with 10 men” than Fiorentina.
Vincenzo Montella said Fiorentina “must believe in third place” after beating Napoli at the San Paolo.
A late Joaquin header gave Fiorentina victory at the San Paolo after Faouzi Ghoulam left Napoli with 10 men for almost an hour.
It’s a head-to-head between third and fourth, as Napoli host Fiorentina in an early taster of the Coppa Italia Final.
Napoli are reportedly preparing a bid for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, whose contract expires in 2015.