NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli have consolidated third place and now need to pile the pressure on Roma in second, but host Duvan Zapata’s Udinese.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s 10 Serie A games, from the Milan Derby through Roma-Atalanta, Pescara-Juventus, Fiorentina-Empoli and Genoa-Lazio to Napoli-Udinese.
According to multiple reports, Lorenzo Insigne is very close to a new five-year Napoli contract with no release clause or image rights.
Maurizio Zamparini “almost cried” seeing Paulo Dybala score for Juventus against Barcelona and advised Napoli to sign Palermo’s Ilija Nestorovski.
Simone Inzaghi warns “Genoa will find a Lazio ready to redeem ourselves” after the defeat to Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri says Napoli “aren’t lacking a thing”, but admits “there’s something missing compared to the best”.
There are reports Inter will try to anticipate Manchester United with a swoop for unsettled Napoli forward Dries Mertens.
Juventus could reportedly activate the €25m release clause for Patrik Schick and leave him on loan at Sampdoria until 2018.
Roma have the advantage for Franck Kessie, but the Atalanta midfielder’s agent warned “we are listening to all offers.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis saluted outgoing Milan patron Silvio Berlusconi, but refused to comment on Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne contracts.
Reports suggest Napoli are considering Gerard Deulofeu as a possible replacement for Dries Mertens or Lorenzo Insigne.
Udinese goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis is caught between Napoli and Watford for next season.
The changes to the fixture list for Serie A Week 34, 35 and 36 have been announced, including Roma-Lazio, Inter-Napoli, Milan-Roma and Roma-Juventus.
Udinese sporting director Nereo Bonato isn’t clear on Duvan Zapata’s future - “everything will depend on Napoli”.
Atletico Madrid are reportedly ready to launch a €20m bid for Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam.
Reports suggest that Dries Mertens accepted a contract renewal with Napoli, only for the deal to hit a stumbling block.
Marek Hamsik said Napoli “are counting on our chances of overtaking” Roma in the race for second place.
Lazio have been fined €10,000 for songs expressing “territorial discrimination” against Napoli.
Reports suggest Duvan Zapata will return to Napoli this summer, as Udinese can’t afford to buy him.
Cesare Prandelli says Juventus “are certainly not favourites” against Barcelona but “it’s 50-50”.