Napoli will be without centre-back Hugo Campagnaro for the weekend’s Derby della Sole with Roma.
The club have confirmed via a statement on their official website that the 31-year-old Argentine will miss the Champions League qualification must-win clash through injury.
Forced off just after the hour mark of the midweek win at Lecce, the defender is established now to have suffered a slight thigh strain.
Walter Mazzarri is thought likely to use Federico Fernandez in his place in Saturday evening’s crunch tie with the Giallorossi, a game that if the Vesuviani win, would see them at least temporarily move into the third and final Champions League slot, ahead of Lazio playing the following day.
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