EMPOLI NEWS

Antonio Di Natale reveals why he tried to avoid Napoli and calls Lorenzo Insigne “my heir” on the calcio scene.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s eight Serie A games, from Empoli-Napoli through Sampdoria-Juventus and Cagliari-Lazio to Roma-Sassuolo.
Giovanni Martusciello says the international break will be useful for Empoli after six straight defeats.
Maurizio Sarri warned Napoli “cannot have strong ambitions” if they keep dropping leads against Empoli, but blamed the fixture list for Roma’s troubles.
Marek Hamsik admits Napoli “can’t gift a half to Empoli and risk throwing away the win” after their 3-2 success.
Napoli had taken a commanding 3-0 lead in Empoli despite missing a penalty, but eventually scraped the 3-2 for their first ever victory at the Castellani.
Piotr Zielinski is grateful to Empoli for his time at the Stadio Castellani, but warns Napoli “want to win” today.
Napoli go with the tried and tested trident attack with adjustments in defence and midfield, facing old boy Omar El Kaddouri to break their Empoli curse.
Maurizio Sarri wants to keep Napoli on their toes in Empoli and won’t choose between second place in Serie A and the Coppa Italia.
Leonardo Pavoletti says it’s “wonderful” to be at Napoli and “can’t wait” to face Juventus at San Paolo.
Giovanni Martusciello’s position as Empoli boss is reportedly becoming ever more delicate after Sunday’s 4-0 thrashing by Chievo.
Diego Lopez insists Palermo are still in the running for Serie A safety despite their 3-0 home defeat to Roma. “We conceded in our best period of the game.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s seven Serie A games, from the Sassuolo-Bologna derby through Inter-Atalanta, Napoli-Crotone, Fiorentina-Cagliari and Palermo-Roma.
Giovanni Martusciello admits Empoli are 'in a storm' after suffering a fifth successive Serie A defeat.
Rolando Maran says Chievo are out to have fun until the end of the season following a 4-0 thrashing of Empoli.
Chievo made short work of troubled Empoli, emerging with a comfortable 4-0 thumping at the Stadio Bentegodi.
Giovanni Martusciello has called for his Empoli players to show a reaction in today's clash with Chievo.
Rolando Maran wants Chievo to use the 'anger' of defeat by Milan to spur them on against Empoli.
Empoli have dropped Marcel Buchel after the Liechtenstein international attacked a neighbour who complained about his loud music.
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