NAPOLI NEWS

Francesco Totti’s thigh injury picked up against Inter has been confirmed as nothing serious, so his availability against Napoli is not compromised.
Marcello Lippi has outlined how he sees Juventus as capable of playing ‘two great games’ against Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Lega Serie A President Maurizio Beretta believes the clampdown on racist or discriminatory abuse is “handing the stadium keys to tiny trouble-making groups.”
It’s reported Napoli could swoop for Hellas Verona revelation Juan Manuel Iturbe, who is on loan from Porto.
Napoli and the local council have announced plans to revamp the Stadio San Paolo. “It will be unique, just like the Neapolitans.”
Lazio and Catania Presidents feel they are “held hostage by fans,” but the Mayor of Naples insists anti-Neapolitan chants must be punished as ‘racism.’
Roma defender Federico Balzaretti has tried to calm fans’ expectations, claiming that Juventus and Napoli are still Scudetto favourites.
Maxime Gonalons agent has refused to rule out a move to Napoli in January for the Lyon midfielder.
The agent of Sunderland stopper Modibo Diakite has explained why his proposed summer move to Napoli wasn’t completed.
The big Week 8 clash between leaders Roma and Napoli will be played on Friday 18 October – 24 hours earlier than previously scheduled.
Rafa Benitez explained his defensive picks and Davide Nicola insisted 4-0 was harsh on Livorno.
Rafa Benitez saw “the character and reaction I wanted” after the Arsenal defeat as Napoli crushed Livorno 4-0.
Napoli thumped Livorno 4-0, but Gian Piero Gasperini earned a draw on his Genoa comeback, Udinese won and Sampdoria-Torino was chaotic.
Napoli try to put their Arsenal woes behind them, but have to make changes against a sprightly Livorno side.
Livorno midfielder Pasquale Schiattarella has gone from ultra’ in the stands to playing at the San Paolo. “I can hardly believe it.”
Livorno Coach Davide Nicola is looking forward to a “prestigious challenge” at Napoli’s Stadio San Paolo.
Rafa Benitez is without Gonzalo Higuain, Raul Albiol or Camilo Zuniga against Livorno. “This is a test of Napoli’s maturity.”
Marco Storari believes that Roma, Inter and Napoli are Juventus’ nearest challengers for the Scudetto this season.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina has conceded he is happy to be linked with a move to Barcelona next summer.
Inter’s Diego Milito has named his three favourites for the Scudetto – and he’s not included his own Beneamata.