NAPOLI NEWS

Empoli’s Riccardo Saponara says Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is ‘the best at mental management’ but praises ‘father figure’ Maurizio Sarri.
Reports say that Juan Zuniga will leave Napoli in January, with Fiorentina or Sampdoria the likely destinations.
Juventus will not consider a loan or sale of Daniele Rugani unless the player demands it, according to reports.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli feels Milan are too cautious, and says Roma are missing Francesco Totti.
Mattia Destro is ‘more convinced and calm’ and has become Bologna’s ‘driving force’, says Roberto Donadoni.
Bologna Coach Roberto Donadoni praises his team’s ‘conviction’ and ‘self-belief’ after their win against Napoli.
Inter are Scudetto favourites ‘thanks to Roberto Mancini’ and Milan ‘don’t have much quality’ says Fabio Capello.
Leonardo Bonucci reveals the “turning point” that allowed Juventus to rediscover their form.
Fiorentina shrugged off Udinese to leapfrog Napoli in the table and close within a point of new leaders Inter.
Pepe Reina admits Napoli “did not have the right humility” in their shock 3-2 loss at Bologna. “It was my mistake.”
Maurizio Sarri hopes Napoli’s 3-2 defeat at Bologna can avoid further slip-ups in future. “We ran into every pitfall.”
Roberto Donadoni thanked Bologna for a “simply extraordinary” performance to beat on-form Napoli 3-2.
Mattia Destro bagged a brace as Bologna earned a shock 3-2 victory, ending Napoli’s brief time at the top and their 18-match unbeaten run.
Join us for all the action as it happens and give your views on seven Serie A games, including Bologna-Napoli, Fiorentina-Udinese and Carpi-Milan.
Napoli need a win to recapture top spot from Inter and are taking no chances, while Mattia Destro is back for Bologna.
Napoli legend Careca believes Gonzalo Higuain is the key to winning the Scudetto and Jorginho earns admirers in Brazil.
Inter director Javier Zanetti believes the Napoli defeat was a positive “turning point” and Mauro Icardi should be dropped against Genoa.
Dries Mertens is back in the Napoli squad, but Manolo Gabbiadini won’t face Bologna.
Maurizio Sarri said leadership “changes nothing” for Napoli and “if Gonzalo Higuain doesn’t win the Ballon d’Or it’ll be all his fault.”
Roberto Donadoni assures Bologna “know the threat we’ll be facing” against Serie A leaders Napoli and snipes at Maurizio Sarri critics.