NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli are taking no chances against Verona in the Coppa Italia, starting Gonzalo Higuain and Dries Mertens.
Inter made short work of Cagliari to reach the Coppa Italia quarter-finals, winning 3-0 including a Marcelo Brozovic stunner.
Follow the action as Inter take on Cagliari in the Coppa Italia Round of 16 at San Siro this evening.
Jorginho’s agent confirms “we are ready to sign the Napoli contract renewal by the end of the year.”
Marco Verratti won’t be returning to Italy any time soon, as his agent reveals they’re working on a renewal with Paris Saint-Germain.
Reports suggest Inter, Roma and Fiorentina are interested in Napoli’s Manolo Gabbiadini for January.
Udinese’s executive President Franco Soldati insists Silvan Widmer will stay “for a few years”.
Lorenzo Insigne “would be very happy” to get an Italy call for Euro 2016, but if not he’ll focus on Napoli.
Inter vice-President Javier Zanetti says Jonathan Calleri is “a great player” but “we haven’t entered negotiations”.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis sees Villarreal as “a strong team” but “we can beat them”.
Javier Zanetti admits it’s “difficult” for Inter not to be in the Champions League, and targets a return.
Cesare Prandelli says Mario Balotelli “has qualities that few others have” but “football is not the priority in his life”.
Napoli face Villarreal, Lazio will take on Galatasaray and Fiorentina have drawn Tottenham in the Europa League last 32.
Roma CEO Italo Zanzi says they ‘will be ready for Cristiano Ronaldo’ when they face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says he ‘didn’t expect such a defeatist Roma’ after Sunday’s 0-0 draw.
Reports say Inter have chosen Bologna as Andrea Ranocchia’s next destination over Napoli, Roma and Lazio.
Max Allegri revealed how Juventus neutralised Fiorentina, but will “take it one step at a time” for the Scudetto.
Miralem Pjanic concedes Roma “perhaps could’ve created more,” but the point at Napoli was precious.
Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli’s 0-0 draw with Roma “was one-way traffic, as we were the only team playing football.”
Rudi Garcia deflected all criticism of Roma’s negative approach to Napoli. “We could’ve won and I’m not sure about the disallowed goal.”