NAPOLI NEWS

Claudio Ranieri has vowed to bring an Italian edge to Fulham. “For us Italians, it is important to maintain a clean sheet.”
Elseid Hysaj’s agent has cast doubt over a new contract with Napoli, claiming that Chelsea are interested in the right-back.
Roberto Mancini has still not decided who to use in attack against Portugal, as Ciro Immobile and Domenico Berardi are both tested.
Napoli must reportedly sign David Ospina permanently from Arsenal after 30 appearances, but they’ll likely to do so in any case.
Napoli forward Jose Callejon assures “we all believe” in the Scudetto, but doesn’t see a two horse race with Juventus.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik believes “we’re in a good place” and after the international break they’ll “try to reduce the gap to Juventus”.
Milan are looking to loan Amadou Diawara from Napoli to replace Lucas Biglia, according to reports, but it needs the OK from Carlo Ancelotti.
Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata is full of praise for Coach Maurizio Sarri - “his system is perfect for me”.
Napoli are ready to take up their purchase option from Arsenal on David Ospina, even if he doesn’t make 30 appearances.
SPAL President Francesco Colombarini warns Italy international Manuel Lazzari “will cost €20m, but he won’t move in January.”
Ciro Immobile is increasingly likely to lead the Italy attack against Portugal with Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Chiesa, while over 62,000 tickets have been sold.
Napoli full-back Sebastiano Luperto has pulled out of the Italy Under-21 squad with a muscular injury.
Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz reveals Davide Ancelotti advised the club to sign him, and discusses “peculiar” Neapolitan driving.
Napoli Coach Carlo Ancelotti believes “the Scudetto must be a dream, not a utopia” though it will take “a huge feat” to dethrone Juventus.
Lorenzo Insigne admits “Napoli have to win something” this season, and believes in Italy’s Nations League chances.
Lorenzo Insigne believes Napoli Coach Carlo Ancelotti and Italy CT Roberto Mancini are similar - “they manage the same way, they think in the same way”.
Premier League strugglers Fulham have officially appointed former Juventus, Roma and Inter boss Claudio Ranieri as their new manager.
Napoli are reportedly in negotiations with Athletic Bilbao winger Iker Muniain, who will be a free agent at the end of the season.
SPAL confirm they have “been contacted by many clubs for Manuel Lazzari, but so far that doesn’t include Roma.”
Italy are expected to use a 4-3-3 formation in the Nations League showdown with Portugal, starting Ciro Immobile, Federico Chiesa and Lorenzo Insigne.