NAPOLI NEWS

Jose Callejon said “it was too important” for Napoli to beat Roma and they have their sights set on second place.
Roma had several chances to score, but it was a Jose Callejon header that gave Napoli a 1-0 victory, closing the gap to three points.
Napoli director Riccardo Bigon concedes the pressure is on them to beat Roma this evening and it shows in the line-ups.
Radja Nainggolan said Roma “cannot lose tonight” in their head-to-head for second place with Napoli.
It’s second against third as Roma travel to Napoli tonight, where they capitulated in the Coppa Italia last month.
There are reports Napoli could be without Jorginho and Valon Behrami for tonight’s game with Roma.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis talked up the Napoli troops via Twitter ahead of tonight’s clash with Roma.
Gonzalo Higuain expressed his joy at playing for Napoli. “It’s the perfect city for football. I set myself no limits.”
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia believes “all the pressure is on Napoli” tomorrow and defended Daniele De Rossi.
Francesco Totti is still out for Roma’s trip to Napoli, but Kevin Strootman is available after an injury with Holland.
Rafa Benitez warned Napoli-Roma must be treated as “a Final” for an automatic Champions League spot.
Rafa Benitez has named his Napoli squad to face Roma on Sunday, including new goalkeeper Toni Doblas.
La Gazzetta dello Sport found only six Serie A clubs ran at a profit last year, while Inter lost €82.7m.
Sky Sport are reporting that Roma talisman Francesco Totti is making good progress as he continues his recovery from a buttock injury.
Rumours that Aleksandar Kolarov will make a return to Serie A continue to gather pace, with Juventus and Napoli linked.
Jose Callejon admits Napoli-Roma could be ‘a final for second place’ in Serie A, as he explains the Vesuviani’s motivations for this season.
Alessandro Florenzi says if possible, he’d replay Roma’s Coppa Italia Final defeat last May to Lazio, as he reflects on how his team are ‘back on track’.
Head of the Referees’ Association Marcello Nicchi says Serie A sides complain about match officials to deflect attention away from themselves.
Dries Mertens believes that Napoli can target ‘no alternative but the three points’ when they host Roma this weekend.
Rafa Benitez has made clear that Napoli will not be changing their formation or philosophy because of poor results against some smaller sides.