NAPOLI NEWS

Lorenzo Insigne is in doubt for Napoli’s crucial Champions League game with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Chievo’s Ivan Radovanovic has been banned for two games after his red card against Torino.
Luciano Spalletti’s return of 33 points since taking over at Inter is beaten only by Massimiliano Allegri in recent years.
It’s reported Napoli have sold just 15,000 tickets for their crucial Champions League match with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says Carlo Tavecchio’s resignation is “a chance to rebuild” the FIGC.
Former Inter President Massimo Moratti believes “it’s not utopian” to dream of the Scudetto.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella shrugs “I always accept criticism”, but believes his team is improving.
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca fires a warning ahead of the Napoli game - “anyone who thinks we’ve come here for a draw is wrong”.
Napoli midfielder Allan believes the key to beating Shakhtar Donetsk is to “not give too much space to their trequartisti”.
Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri insists “it’s ridiculous to think about reducing the number of foreigners” in Serie A.
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “know only a win will do” against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio feels the Italy “debacle could’ve been avoided with a little intelligence” from Giampiero Ventura and asked players for advice on the Coach.
Duvan Zapata is delighted with Sampdoria’s 3-2 win over Juventus, saying the Blucerchiati ‘took their chances.’
Damir Skomina of Slovenia will be the referee for Napoli’s Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.
Who takes credit for the Napoli victory and emerges with dignity from this latest Milan defeat? Football Italia rated the Stadio San Paolo sides.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho reveals his “head was spinning for a couple of days” when he had to choose between Brazil and Italy, but has “no regrets.”
Leonardo Bonucci concedes Milan are held back by “fear” and lack self-confidence after the 2-1 defeat to Napoli. “We do things that are too predictable.”
Maurizio Sarri admits it wasn’t Napoli’s best performance, but was still enough to beat Milan, then stood up for fired Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura.
Vincenzo Montella was “happy with the Milan performance, proportional to the anger I felt at losing when playing so well” against Napoli.
Lorenzo Insigne praised Napoli “heart and grit” to defeat Milan 2-1 and calmed the controversy over his role in Italy’s World Cup play-off.