NAPOLI NEWS

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.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent declared he wants to leave Napoli. “Roma want him, Fiorentina can ask and I’ll offer him to Milan.”
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli is reportedly in London to negotiate Manolo Gabbiadini’s sale to Southampton.
Southampton are reportedly very close to Napoli’s Manolo Gabbiadini, after raising their offer to €16m plus €4m in bonuses.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent admits given “half a chance” his client will leave Napoli as “now I understand he’ll never play”.
Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik has revealed his hope that 'Juventus drop points' as his side continue to gather pace in Serie A.
Southampton have reportedly increased their offer for Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini, but the Partenopei are sticking to their valuation