NAPOLI NEWS

Maxime Gonalons agent has refused to rule out a move to Napoli in January for the Lyon midfielder.
The agent of Sunderland stopper Modibo Diakite has explained why his proposed summer move to Napoli wasn’t completed.
The big Week 8 clash between leaders Roma and Napoli will be played on Friday 18 October – 24 hours earlier than previously scheduled.
Rafa Benitez explained his defensive picks and Davide Nicola insisted 4-0 was harsh on Livorno.
Rafa Benitez saw “the character and reaction I wanted” after the Arsenal defeat as Napoli crushed Livorno 4-0.
Napoli thumped Livorno 4-0, but Gian Piero Gasperini earned a draw on his Genoa comeback, Udinese won and Sampdoria-Torino was chaotic.
Napoli try to put their Arsenal woes behind them, but have to make changes against a sprightly Livorno side.
Livorno midfielder Pasquale Schiattarella has gone from ultra’ in the stands to playing at the San Paolo. “I can hardly believe it.”
Livorno Coach Davide Nicola is looking forward to a “prestigious challenge” at Napoli’s Stadio San Paolo.
Rafa Benitez is without Gonzalo Higuain, Raul Albiol or Camilo Zuniga against Livorno. “This is a test of Napoli’s maturity.”
Marco Storari believes that Roma, Inter and Napoli are Juventus’ nearest challengers for the Scudetto this season.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina has conceded he is happy to be linked with a move to Barcelona next summer.
Inter’s Diego Milito has named his three favourites for the Scudetto – and he’s not included his own Beneamata.
Gonzalo Higuain will increase the tempo in training on Friday to verify whether his fitness for Napoli’s game against Livorno.
Francesco Guidolin celebrates his 58th birthday today and says the ideal gift would be “a victory on Sunday.”
Gonzalo Higuain could face Livorno on Sunday after they resumed training, while Paolo Cannavaro defends Napoli.
Juan Camilo Zuniga is delighted to have extended his contract with Serie A outfit Napoli. “This is my home.”
The agent of Eduardo Vargas says the player will return to Napoli in January – but he doesn’t know whether he will stay.
Napoli boss Rafa Benitez has reportedly rejected the idea of signing Adil Rami from Valencia on a loan basis in January.
Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed Napoli will remain at the Stadio San Paolo and revamp it together with the local council.