NAPOLI NEWS

Maurizio Sarri wants Napoli to “prove our mentality really has changed” with a victory over Palermo, shrugging off distractions.
Gonzalo Higuain “will stay at Juventus for a long time,” said his brother, but he “expects Napoli fans to treat him well” at the San Paolo.
Sunderland are prepared to match Southampton’s offer for Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini, according to reports in Italy.
Napoli are refusing to lower their €20m asking price for Manolo Gabbiadini, even if Southampton include a 10 per cent sell-on clause.
Southampton are reportedly closer than ever to Manolo Gabbadini, but Napoli want a sell-on clause.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent wants to “find a place where he can play” and reaffirms Roma interest.
Napoli midfielder Allan claims teammate Dries Mertens “is more than a champion” as Real Madrid have proved there are no “unbeatable” teams.
Diego Maradona confesses taking drugs “is the biggest mistake I’ve ever made” as the Napoli legend counts himself lucky to still be alive.
Napoli reportedly turned down two Southampton offers for Manolo Gabbiadini, but the third at €18m could clinch a deal.
Southampton have reportedly offered €5m to take Manolo Gabbiadini on loan with €15m option to buy, but Napoli turned it down.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent is in Milan, as Napoli talks with Southampton step up for €16m plus bonuses and sell-on fee.
Napoli fans have launched an appeal to greet Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain with a flashmob of “a single giant synchronised raspberry.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini welcomes Diego Lopez, and believes they’d have “seven or eight more points” had Davide Ballardini stayed.
Leonardo Pavoletti’s agent says the striker needs “time and trust” to give his best for Napoli.
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli believes head-to-head games will be crucial in the race for Champions League football.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent confirms Roma interest, but rules out a move to Milan or Genoa.
Milan could still sign Lucas Ocampos from Genoa, reports suggest, if Emanuele Giaccherini joins the Grifone.
Miralem Pjanic felt Juventus “deserved the victory over Milan, but should’ve finished them off earlier” after a 2-1 Coppa Italia win.
Juventus knocked 10-man Milan out of the Coppa Italia after a 2-1 victory and go on to face Napoli in the semi-final.
Southampton are the latest Premier League club to ask Inter for Andrea Ranocchia after West Ham, Tottenham, Hull City and Swansea.