NAPOLI NEWS

Mathieu Flamini was hero and villain, scoring and seeing red, as Milan were pegged back 1-1 by Napoli at San Siro.
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “must not be afraid” when stepping into San Siro against Milan this evening.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti warns tonight’s game with Napoli “has become even more important” in the wake of other results.
It’s Robinho, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Giampaolo Pazzini against Edinson Cavani, Marek Hamsik and Goran Pandev in a showdown for second place, dropping Stephan El Shaarawy.
Riccardo Montolivo admits even he is surprised at how quickly he has become a key figure at Milan, as he prepares to face Napoli this evening.
Vincenzo Montella is making no bones about Fiorentina’s ambitions after a win away to Atalanta took them within three points of Milan. “Forza Napoli.”
Massimo Ambrosini has not recovered in time to face Napoli tomorrow night, while Mario Balotelli begins his three-match ban.
Walter Mazzarri still won’t rule out Napoli’s chances of winning the Scudetto and warns Milan can do damage even without Mario Balotelli tomorrow night.
Massimiliano Allegri is confident Milan-Napoli will be “a spectacular encounter” even without banned Mario Balotelli.
Giampaolo Pazzini is set to start against Napoli tomorrow night in place of Mario Balotelli, but insists he’d “like to play alongside him” for Milan and Italy.
Valon Behrami insists Napoli “are not the favourites” going into tomorrow night’s showdown for second place with Milan.
The agent of Lazio defender Modibo Diakite has insisted that the only Italian side his client will move to is Napoli.
Milan vice-President Adriano Galliani has claimed that his side do not have an attacking problem as they prepare to face Napoli.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has underlined the significance of Sunday’s game against Napoli.
Kevin-Prince Boateng has compared Mario Balotelli to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, is ready to face Napoli in a battle for second place and complained about tactics.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis claims “Italian football needs a revolution” in the way it is run, particularly with regards to stadiums.
Stephan El Shaarawy is polishing his scoring boots for the showdown with Napoli, bagging four as Milan crushed local side Virtus Pavullese 13-1.
Brescia chief Gino Corioni has questioned Napoli’s hesitancy is using Omar El Kaddouri – a player he has likened to Zinedine Zidane.
Lorenzo Insigne will stay at Napoli over the summer and he’s expected to be given more playing time at the Stadio San Paolo in 2013-14.
Napoli can not afford to lose their Coach and most influential players, says forward Goran Pandev.