Napoli: Mertens in, Ospina out

Napoli have called up Dries Mertens to face Parma in Serie A tomorrow, but David Ospina is missing from the squad.

Gennaro Gattuso revealed after Napoli’s 2-1 win against Udinese that Mertens had taken ‘a knee to the backside’.

However, the forward has been passed fit for the trip to Parma, in a timely boost for Gattuso.

On the other hand, Ospina is ruled out with a thigh stain so teenager Hubert Idasiak takes his place as one of the three goalkeepers.

Napoli have called up Dries Mertens to face Parma in Serie A tomorrow, but David Ospina is missing from the squad.

Gennaro Gattuso revealed after Napoli’s 2-1 win against Udinese that Mertens had taken ‘a knee to the backside’.

However, the forward has been passed fit for the trip to Parma, in a timely boost for Gattuso.

On the other hand, Ospina is ruled out with a thigh stain so teenager Hubert Idasiak takes his place as one of the three goalkeepers.

Napoli squad for Parma: Meret, Karnezis, Idasiak, Di Lorenzo, Luperto, Mario Rui, Ghoulam, Malcuit, Manolas, Maksimovic, Hysaj, Koulibaly; Allan, Demme, Zielinski, Elmas, Younes, Fabian, Lobotka; Callejon, Lozano, Insigne, Mertens, Politano

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