NAPOLI NEWS

Adem Ljajic insists Inter “proved we are a great team” despite their 2-1 defeat to new Serie A leaders Napoli.
Inter director Piero Ausilio called the referee “irresponsible” after a 2-1 defeat to Napoli, but “I don’t believe in conspiracies.”
Allan felt Yuto Nagatomo deserved the red card in Napoli-Inter. “If I didn’t jump, he would’ve really hurt me.”
Maurizio Sarri told off new Serie A leaders Napoli for “thinking it was a done deal” and risking against 10-man Inter.
Roberto Mancini blamed the referee for Inter’s 2-1 defeat to Napoli. “The red card was absurd and we didn’t deserve to lose.”
Pepe Reina was beaten by Adem Ljajic, but the Napoli goalkeeper has the longest clean sheet record in Europe.
Gonzalo Higuain saw a “magical night” as Napoli beat Inter to go top of the table for the first time since 1990.
Gonzalo Higuain bagged a ferocious brace to beat 10-man Inter 2-1 as Napoli go top of the Serie A table.
Ivan Perisic won’t reveal Inter’s tactical masterplan against Napoli this evening. “We want a positive result.”
Napoli midfielder Jorginho admits tonight’s clash with Inter “has something more than the other” games.
It’s first against second and what a showdown between Mauro Icardi, Gonzalo Higuain, Adem Ljajic, Lorenzo Insigne, Ivan Perisic and Marek Hamsik.
Former Napoli director Pierpaolo Marino said Rafa Benitez “just wasted time” before Maurizio Sarri came along.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s huge Serie A games, Sassuolo-Fiorentina and top of the table showdown Napoli v Inter.
Former Inter and Napoli Coach Gigi Simoni believes the Partenopei are favourites for tonight’s match.
Napoli are still without the injured Dries Mertens and Manolo Gabbiadini as their squad to face Inter tonight is announced.
Inter President Erick Thohir ‘wants to see Inter stay top’ after their match with Napoli tonight and reveals a pre-season match in Indonesia was cancelled.
Milan reportedly intend to sign Cesena starlet Stefano Sensi in January before loaning him out to Genoa next season.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini reiterates that Franco Vazquez will ‘definitely stay until June’ and says ‘it’s hard to tie down players with chains.’
Inter could reportedly offer Andrea Ranocchia to Napoli in January as part of a deal to bring in Dries Mertens in the summer.
Geoffrey Kondogbia is out of the Inter squad travelling to Napoli on Monday evening.