NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli chief Aurelio De Laurentiis has stated that the club initially wanted to sign Leandro Damiao rather than Gonzalo Higuain.
Milan have confirmed that they will be appealing Mario Balotelli’s three-match ban after he was sent off against Napoli.
Christian Maggio’s agent has insisted that the even though the defender has to have a knee operation, it is ‘nothing to worry about’.
Napoli have revealed Christian Maggio will require knee surgery after picking up a meniscus injury.
Giandomenico Mesto did consider leaving Napoli during the summer amid fears that he would struggle for games.
Ignazio Abate is struggling to understand the eight-point gap between his Milan side and League leaders Napoli.
Diego Maradona fired up Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain ahead of the Milan game on Sunday evening.
Napoli sporting director Riccardo Bigon is keeping his feet on the ground despite his club’s fantastic start to the season.
Rafa Benitez admitted it wasn’t Napoli’s best game of the season, but “a Coach has to be happy” when winning at San Siro.
Massimiliano Allegri told off Mario Balotelli for his “hysteria,” but insists Milan had “the best performance of the season.”
Pepe Reina became the first goalkeeper ever to save Mario Balotelli’s penalty and confirmed he studied the striker.
Mario Balotelli saw a penalty saved for the first time in career, as Napoli ended their Milan curse to conquer San Siro 2-1.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis admits he has “superstitious fears” against Milan.
It’s a Scudetto showdown at San Siro, as Mario Balotelli’s Milan take on the Napoli of Gonzalo Higuain.
Pepe Reina has praised Rafa Benitez for bringing “a winning mentality” to Napoli ahead of tonight’s Milan clash.
Rafa Benitez is eyeing a Juan Mata reunion at Napoli after Jose Mourinho criticised the Chelsea benchwarmer.
Cristian Zapata admits he’s got previous with Gonzalo Higuain, calls Mario Balotelli ‘El Loco’ and hasn’t forgiven UEFA.
Milan have called up 20 players for the clash with Napoli, though Ignazio Abate and M’Baye Niang return.
Max Allegri doesn’t see why Napoli should be considered favourites against Milan, even if they have the “diabolical” Gonzalo Higuain.
Rafa Benitez expects two attacking teams to go at it on Sunday night, so “it doesn’t matter” whether Napoli or Milan are considered favourites.