NAPOLI NEWS

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.
Marco Benassi believes Napoli-Torino “will certainly be an entertaining match, as both sides play really good football.”
Napoli can leapfrog Milan into third place, but first welcome Andrea Belotti’s Torino in what should be a spectacular game.
It is reported that Lazio are interested in signing forward Manolo Gabbiadini from Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain says he has been struck by Juventus’ ‘crazy hunger’ following victory over Roma.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri is impressed by Torino, has a doubt in defence and warns he has “done all I can” for Manolo Gabbiadini.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has no Juventus regrets and feels Torino will face Napoli “with heads held high,” but takes a sideswipe at Nikola Maksimovic.
Raul Albiol believes Napoli do not miss Gonzalo Higuain and can cause Real Madrid serious problems in the Champions League.
Read up on every Serie A game this weekend, including Milan-Atalanta and Juventus-Roma today, then Napoli-Torino, Lazio-Fiorentina and Sassuolo-Inter.
Arkadiusz Milik’s surgeon confirms the Napoli striker can return to action “in a month”.
Pepe Reina says Napoli will face Real Madrid “without any fear” but “now we have to think about the League”.