NAPOLI NEWS

Reports in Spain suggest Barcelona have dropped their interest in Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Christian Maggio’s agent insists “it’s not certain” that the right-back will leave Napoli at the end of the season.
Fabio Cannavaro believes “Napoli can’t win the Champions League” but “they can fight with Juventus for the Scudetto”.
Gianluca Rocchi has been announced as the referee for the Derby della Mole between Torino and Juventus.
Sampdoria striker Luis Muriel assures “I’ll stay here in January, I won’t move”, despite Napoli interest.
Marek Hamsik admits he “could not leave” Napoli, despite interest from Milan and Juventus over the years.
Real Madrid Coach Zinedine Zidane is “eager to avoid Juventus” in the Champions League draw after finishing second in their group.
Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang confirms he was approached by Napoli “two or three years ago.”
Juventus and Napoli won their Champions League groups, but could be drawn against Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, PSG, Manchester City or Bayer Leverkusen.
Marek Hamsik isn’t fussed about who Napoli draw in the Champions League - “there are interesting teams, but we’ll concentrate on the League”.
Stefano Pioli dismisses Diego Simeone’s confession that he’ll Coach Inter one day - “we both have to concentrate on our work”.
Giuseppe Savoldi, football's first million pound player, believes a team from Spain could offer €100m for Torino striker Andrea Belotti.
Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini is reportedly in demand, and is subject to interest from a number of European clubs.
Dries Mertens claims he’d have been “just as happy” on the bench as Napoli beat Benfica 2-1 to reach the Champions League knockouts.
Benfica Coach Rui Vitoria admits they were beaten by “a great team” as Napoli topped the group with a 2-1 result in Lisbon.
Raul Jimenez tried to look on the bright side after Benfica lost at home to Napoli. “We wanted to qualify and we achieved that.”
Maurizio Sarri admits topping the group might not be that beneficial to Napoli, but “it was for our own satisfaction” that they beat Benfica 2-1.
Pepe Reina believes Napoli beat Benfica to top their Champions League group because “we stayed true to ourselves.”
Jose Callejon felt Napoli “deserved” to win their Champions League group and will “enjoy the moment” after beating Benfica 2-1.
Dries Mertens assisted Jose Callejon and scored the other as Napoli conquered Benfica 2-1 to win the Champions League group.