NAPOLI NEWS

Gonzalo Higuain is encouraged by the prospect of facing up to Francesco Totti when Napoli play Roma, but says it is no title decider.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina reveals he sleeps with the jersey Mario Balotelli “was wearing when I saved his penalty.”
Spanish papers claim Javier Mascherano’s agent will present a Napoli proposal to Barcelona next week.
Milan ultras insist it is “senseless” to say they are racist, instead “they’re trying to create monsters to hide the real problems.”
FIFA agent Ernesto Bronzetti confirms Adil Rami’s move to Milan “is complete” after the Valencia man turned down Napoli.
Rafa Benitez has commented on how he has changed Napoli’s style from last season under Walter Mazzarri.
Jose Callejon has reflected on his first few months as a Napoli player, admitting he is happy at the Partenopei.
Sergio Busquets has admitted that it would be ‘great’ to see Pepe Reina at Barcelona next season.
Rafael Benitez has praised the Napoli fans, admitting their passion is conveying a ‘positive energy’ around the club.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has urged his teammates to forget the last two Scudetto wins, and concentrate on this season’s title.
Cesare Prandelli hopes that the Stadio San Paolo in Naples can lift his players when they face Armenia on Tuesday.
Italy trio Mario Balotelli, Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti are all doubts for Friday’s game with Denmark.
Napoli will reportedly send sporting director Riccardo Bigon out to Albania to watch young Swiss defender Fabian Schar in action.
Francesco Totti’s thigh injury picked up against Inter has been confirmed as nothing serious, so his availability against Napoli is not compromised.
Marcello Lippi has outlined how he sees Juventus as capable of playing ‘two great games’ against Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Lega Serie A President Maurizio Beretta believes the clampdown on racist or discriminatory abuse is “handing the stadium keys to tiny trouble-making groups.”
It’s reported Napoli could swoop for Hellas Verona revelation Juan Manuel Iturbe, who is on loan from Porto.
Napoli and the local council have announced plans to revamp the Stadio San Paolo. “It will be unique, just like the Neapolitans.”
Lazio and Catania Presidents feel they are “held hostage by fans,” but the Mayor of Naples insists anti-Neapolitan chants must be punished as ‘racism.’
Roma defender Federico Balzaretti has tried to calm fans’ expectations, claiming that Juventus and Napoli are still Scudetto favourites.