NAPOLI NEWS

Empoli Coach Marco Giampaolo welcomes back Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri: 'I hope the lads will be encouraged in their performance'.
Maurizio Sarri is not concerned by Napoli’s rough start and visits old club Empoli. “I’m a project Coach.”
Maurizio Sarri returns to face “abandoned wife” Empoli, but the Napoli Coach has a Premier League dream.
Sampdoria are preparing an extension to Roberto Soriano's contract after they very nearly lost him to Napoli over the summer.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho believes “this can be my year,” but his agent won’t rule out a move to Milan.
Dries Mertens’ Napoli extension may be moving closer, after a meeting between the club and his representatives.
Mirko Valdifiori admits Napoli are targeting the Champions League this season - ‘it’s normal’.
Lorenzo Insigne pledges to ‘shave my beard’ if Napoli win the Scudetto this season.
Lorenzo Insigne admits that as a Napoli fan he’s ‘pleased’ to see Juventus near the bottom of Serie A.
There are reports Jonathan de Guzman was in a physical altercation with Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli.
Roberto Soriano insists he “is happy to be a Sampdoria player” after his deadline day Napoli move collapsed.
Dries Mertens received a lot of interest over the summer, but it’s reported he’ll extend his Napoli contract.
Marcello Lippi believes the Milan derby ‘has perhaps come too soon’ for both teams.
Gheorghe Hagi said Napoli signing Vlad Chiriches is “the best Romanian defender of the last 10 years.”
Napoli are prepared to give free agent and free kick specialist Francesco Lodi a contract.
Napoli have confirmed the departure of Mariano Andujar, who has joined Estudiantes on loan.
Marcello Lippi believes fans only closely follow Italy ‘when there is an actual competition’.
Marcello Lippi believes Serie A is ‘more balanced’ this season, but cautions against writing off Juventus.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero discusses rejected bids for Eder and Roberto Soriano.
It’s reported Napoli rejected Inter’s €20m offer for Manolo Gabbiadini, but would’ve sold Marek Hamsik to Juventus for €35m.