NAPOLI NEWS

Marek Hamsik assures Napoli “believe in the Scudetto and we already seem to be doing better than at this time last year.”
Napoli scored some extraordinary goals in tonight’s 7-0 friendly win, including an Adam Ounas volley and Vlad Chiriches from inside his own...
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis described his ‘Mister X’ transfer idea and Scudetto ambitions. “This is the year, we hope.”
Allan believes Napoli have a “secret weapon” in the Scudetto race. “We really care about each other and have great fun.”
Juventus turned down a €100m offer for Gonzalo Higuain from Antonio Conte’s Chelsea, claim Tuttosport.
Napoli have reportedly turned down the latest Torino offer for Duvan Zapata, as €15m plus €3m in bonuses are not enough.
Alessio Tacchinardi concedes Leonardo Bonucci’s transfer to Milan makes Juventus fans “realise how Napoli supporters felt with Gonzalo Higuain.”
Napoli have announced the signing of left-back Mario Rui from Roma on loan with a compulsory purchase option.
Napoli have moved into the top 15 of the UEFA rankings, although Juventus remain Italy’s highest-placed club.
Alessandro Del Piero believes “Juventus are favourites for next season” but expects more competition for the Scudetto.
Mario Rui’s agent says “we’ve resolved the problem with image rights” so his client “will be a new Napoli player today”.
Napoli have still to officially confirm the signing of Mario Rui, with reports there’s an image rights issue.
Dries Mertens admits he “enjoys playing as a centre-forward and the team likes it too” after a 17-0 friendly victory in which he scored six goals.
Napoli are “very close” to Alejandro Berenguer, confirmed the Osasuna winger’s agent. “The clubs ordered me not to talk, but I’m optimistic.”
Napoli centre-back Nikola Maksimovic insists the Scudetto “is not a dream, it’s an objective”.
Alessandro Nesta admits Miami FC approached Roma legend Francesco Totti but “he has a future as a director”.
Arkadiusz Milik claims “I want it all” with Napoli next season as the striker prepares for his second campaign at the San Paolo.
Napoli have unveiled their new first choice kit for the 2017-18 season, which fans will be glad to know has rather more ‘give’ than previous versions.
Torino are believed to be close to signing Napoli striker Duvan Zapata for €19m plus bonuses.
Pepe Reina is expected to sign a new Napoli contract in the coming days, tying him down until 2019.