VERONA NEWS

Napoli are reported to be closing in on a deal to sign Verona’s Jorginho for a total price of €10m.
Andrea Mandorlini hints at Jorginho's Verona exit, while Rafa Benitez was pleased with Napoli's victory.
Rafa Benitez said Napoli’s impressive 3-0 victory over Hellas Verona “proves we are still a strong side.”
Roma thrashed Genoa 4-0 including a spectacular Alessandro Florenzi overhead kick and a bizarre red card, while Napoli dominated Verona.
Verona-Napoli is one of the fiercest rivalries in Italian football and today it’s also fifth against third in Serie A.
Maxime Gonalons invites Napoli to make a new offer in June, while it’s reported the club is targeting Verona’s Jorginho instead.
Verona have won all but one of their home games and Andrea Mandorlini trusts they can scalp Napoli today too.
Rafa Benitez maintains Napoli are still only at “76 per cent” of their capabilities and has Marek Hamsik back against Verona.
Pepe Reina is still out of action, but Marek Hamsik makes his Napoli comeback against Hellas Verona.
Verona defender Romulo has had Milan and ‘other great teams’ asking after his future, according to his agent.
Jorginho’s agent has listed Napoli as one of ‘three or four teams’ in Italy as tracking his client, who he says is available, should a ‘great offer’ arrive.
Gonzalo Higuain has reflected that Napoli still have room to improve, but doesn’t rule out catching Juventus.
Radja Nainggolan’s move from Cagliari to Roma is bad news for Michael Bradley, with the American set to leave the capital.
The agent of Verona starlet Juan Iturbe has revealed that a club currently in the Champions League has asked after his client.
Luca Toni has reflected on how it ‘would be an honour’ should form for Verona see him picked once more for Italy.
Andrea Mandorlini insisted he was ‘very happy’ after his Verona side dispatched Udinese 3-1 on Monday.
Francesco Guidolin has claimed not to have spoken to Antonio Di Natale about his retirement at the end of the season.
Verona continued their amazing campaign with victory in Udine, while Genoa saw off Sassuolo, Parma ended Torino’s run and Francesco Lodi had a perfect Catania comeback.
Juan Manuel Iturbe’s agent assures “it won’t be a problem” for Verona to buy him from Porto and “Roma would be a good destination.”
Vincenzo Montella hopes Fiorentina can start 2014 on the right foot against Livorno and confirmed “we’ll try to improve the squad.”