NAPOLI NEWS

'The old Milan are coming back' belives their Spanish attacker Suso, adding that their current ranking 'doesn't surprise him'.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik admits Juventus are favourites but “the title race is still open”.
Everton are reportedly back in for Manolo Gabbiadini, but with a lower bid than in the summer.
Manchester United have reportedly beaten Serie A clubs to Victor Lindelof after agreeing a €45m deal for the Benfica defender.
Dries Mertens has confirmed that a new Napoli contract is in the pipeline and joked he “will add a few zeros on after my last performance”.
Napoli are reportedly hopeful of agreeing a new contract with man-of-the-moment Dries Mertens by the beginning of February.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain believes he has shown himself to have “balls” after his last Supercoppa performance.
Paolo Tagliavento has been announced as the referee for Napoli’s trip to Fiorentina on Thursday night.
Marek Hamsik is glad Napoli have reached third-place in Serie A “but we believe we can reach even higher”.
Following the victory over Roma, Juventus go seven points ahead of the chasing pack as Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 17.
Giampiero Ventura wants to “go to the World Cup and win it” and promises his best Italy is “yet to come”.
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti felt they “sent an important signal” by beating Fiorentina 3-1 to join Napoli in third place.
Lazio risked throwing away a comfortable lead and Josip Ilicic saw his penalty saved, but they beat Fiorentina 3-1 to go joint third.
Lazio director Igli Tare said they “have to respond” to Napoli’s victory by beating Fiorentina to climb into joint third place.
Sinisa Mihajlovic called Torino striker Adem Ljajic “a disaster” and aimed another sideswipe at Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sassuolo-Inter, Napoli-Torino and Lazio-Fiorentina.
Maurizio Sarri hailed “extraordinary” Dries Mertens after four goals to beat Torino 5-3, but still wasn’t happy with Napoli defending.
Sinisa Mihajlovic concedes Napoli were “lethal” in a 5-3 victory over Torino, but “we were caught napping.”
Dries Mertens smiled at suggestions his incredible fourth goal for Napoli against Torino was like Diego Armando Maradona. “I’ve got a way to go…”
Dries Mertens scored four goals – including an outrageous chip – as Napoli demolished Torino 5-3 and leapt into third place.