NAPOLI NEWS

Goran Pandev had given Napoli the lead, but defensive errors and a strong Juan Quintero performance saw Porto win 3-1.
Rafa Benitez shakes things up with Dries Mertens, Rafael and Juan Camilo Zuniga starting in Napoli-Porto.
Arsene Wenger was impressed by Napoli in a 2-2 draw with Arsenal and confirmed Gervinho’s advanced talks with Roma.
Pepe Reina saved an Arsenal penalty on his Napoli debut and is excited to join “an ambitious project in the Champions League.”
Rafa Benitez saw “a good game” from Napoli in their 2-2 draw with Arsenal. “We showed what we can do.”
Lorenzo Insigne and Goran Pandev gave Napoli a 2-0 lead at the Emirates Cup on Gonzalo Higuain’s debut, but Arsenal fought back for a 2-2 draw after Pepe Reina’s penalty save.
Napoli hinted at meetings with Porto and Jackson Martinez’s agent declared “the offer is not far from the request.”
Napoli take on Arsenal in London as part of the Emirates Cup this afternoon, as Gonzalo Higuain and Pepe Reina are set for their debuts.
Napoli have officially sent goalkeeper Antonio Rosati to newly-promoted Sassuolo.
The changes to Week 1 and 2 have been confirmed, starting with Verona-Milan although they could change with the UEFA draws.
Rafa Benitez wants a Little Liverpool at Napoli, as after Pepe Reina they are reportedly targeting Javier Mascherano and Martin Skrtel.
Napoli’s negotiations for Porto hitman Jackson Martinez continue in London with rumours their contract expert has flown out too.
Paolo Cannavaro and President Aurelio De Laurentiis are looking forward to Napoli’s clash with Arsenal, including Gonzalo Higuain’s debut.
Arsene Wenger expects “a very interesting game” when Arsenal take on Napoli in the Emirates Cup tomorrow.
Rafa Benitez is “happy to be here in England with such a strong side as Napoli” for the Emirates Cup against Porto, Arsenal and Galatasaray.
The agent of Emanuele Calaio has admitted that his client would ‘welcome’ a return to Torino.
Napoli wing-back Juan Zuniga is unlikely to join Juventus this summer, at least according to reports in the Italian Press.
Italy legend Dino Zoff is unsure how competitive Napoli will be at the start of the season after so many changes at the Stadio San Paolo.
Edinson Cavani’s father has claimed that his son’s move to Paris Saint-Germain was ‘almost unexpected’.
The agent of Paolo Cannavaro has insisted that his client will still be at Napoli come the start of the season.