NAPOLI NEWS

Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle was furious after the defeat to Napoli, but hopes the referee “can grow and learn from this.”
Rafa Benitez praised Napoli’s defensive performance against Fiorentina, but wouldn’t comment on the refereeing.
Vincenzo Montella refused to blame the referee after Fiorentina’s defeat to Napoli. “I told the team not to act like victims.”
Napoli won 2-1 in Florence, but the Viola were furious after Juan Cuadrado was incorrectly sent off for simulation.
Fiorentina and Napoli test their Scudetto credentials as Giuseppe Rossi goes head-to-head with Gonzalo Higuain.
Diego Armando Maradona thanked Aurelio De Laurentiis for birthday wishes and requested a gift. “Every effort to give Napoli more success.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis publicly blamed Paolo Cannavaro for causing Gonzalo Higuain’s head injury.
Former Fiorentina goalkeeper Sebastien Frey has claimed that tonight’s game between the Viola and Napoli is too tight to call.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent has denied reports that his client has had a falling out with Coach Rafa Benitez.
Reports are gathering pace in Spain that Barcelona are seriously considering a summer swoop for Napoli’s Pepe Reina.
Napoli legend Diego Armando Maradona has not been forgotten by his former club on the day of his 53rd birthday.
Budding Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella reminds a club official of Napoli’s experienced tactician Rafael Benitez.
Fiorentina are without Massimo Ambrosini, Mati Fernandez and Gonzalo Rodriguez for tomorrow’s showdown with Napoli.
Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella heaped praise on his hometown club Napoli. “We’ll try to win, but they are Scudetto contenders.”
Barcelona technical secretary Albert Valentin was at Napoli’s game with Marseille last week to watch Pepe Reina.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez expects his side to be tested by Fiorentina when the two teams meet in Tuscany on Wednesday.
Marek Hamsik has claimed that Napoli had ‘no trouble’ beating Torino, but has now turned his attention to Fiorentina.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has admitted that Maxime Gonalons is a potential transfer target.
Raul Albiol has reflected on his first few months in Serie A with Napoli, and has admitted that he wants to do well enough for a World Cup place.
Roma have yet to drop a point so far this season, but Napoli assistant boss Fabio Pecchia insists the Scudetto is still up for grabs.