NAPOLI NEWS

Massimiliano Allegri focused on the “important victory and clean sheet” after Juventus beat Fiorentina, but sees an open Scudetto race.
Stefan de Vrij had given Lazio the lead, but injuries took their toll and Napoli turned it around to win 4-1, including an incredible Dries Mertens strike.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Benevento-Roma, Lazio-Napoli, Juventus-Fiorentina and Milan-SPAL.
Kalidou Koulibaly said he will “do everything I can do stop Ciro Immobile scoring” as Lazio host Napoli.
Ciro Immobile and Dries Mertens go head-to-head in a Capocannoniere clash, as Lazio and Napoli should guarantee entertainment.
Juan Jesus warns Roma “underestimating Benevento would be a grave mistake” just because they lost 6-0 to Napoli.
Zdenek Zeman wants Napoli to win the Scudetto because “they’re the only team in Serie A who play football I like”.
Inter legend Luis Suarez says Mauro Icardi and Ivan Perisic “are not top players”, and says they “won’t win the league”.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero sees Napoli as Scudetto favourites, as Juventus “are not unbeatable”.
Mattia De Sciglio’s agent says the Juventus full-back will be “on the pitch in three to four weeks”.
A company based near Naples has taken a lounge-in-cheek shot at Juventus, promising its bleach will “remove any stain” with a picture of a Bianconero shirt.
Napoli are leading Europe’s scoring charts, with an average of 3.75 goals per game so far this season.
Elseid Hysaj “will see what to do in June” if Napoli don’t win the Scudetto, said his agent. “He’d play at Juventus, Real Madrid or PSG.”
Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma and Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa are among the nominees for the Golden Boy award.
Napoli have named their squad to face Lazio, with a full squad available to Maurizio Sarri.
Simone Inzaghi admits “facing Napoli is not the simplest thing” and urges his Lazio side not to let their levels drop.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri confirms Wojciech Szczesny will play in goal against Fiorentina tomorrow.
Ivan Cordoba believes “Juventus, Napoli and Inter have something more than the others", but feels the Nerazzurri squad could improve.
Nani could be in contention to face Napoli after reportedly making good progress in training on Monday.
Antonio Damato will take charge of Lazio’s clash with Napoli on Wednesday as the referees for Serie A Week 5 are announced.