NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis expresses his support for the people of Ischia, after last night’s earthquake.
Verona have been fined €30,000 for chants aimed at Napoli fans, while Lazio are being investigated for alleged racist chants.
Juventus are reportedly still interested in Patrik Schick, but relations with Sampdoria are not good.
With all the big teams winning their games on the opening weekend, Dave Taylor picks out his best XI from Serie A’s return.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri assures Dries Mertens “is not in doubt” for the Champions League game with Nice.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly says “we know Mario Balotelli is a great player, but we have to think about ourselves”.
Lorenzo Insigne was pleased by Napoli’s win over Verona at the weekend but warns “it’s only the beginning”.
Nice boss Lucien Favre hopes to have Mario Balotelli and Wesley Sneijder back against Napoli but insists Jean Michael Seri “will be with us”.
Napoli have named Dries Mertens in their squad to face Nice on Tuesday, but the attacker remains a doubt.
Simone Zaza is being linked with a return to Italian football, with Cagliari said to be interested.
Football Italia has teamed up with Forza27.com to produce a new range of Serie A desktop and mobile backgrounds, bringing a little calcio to your technology.
With Serie A kicking off this weekend, Football Italia looks at the crucial fixtures for the top sides, and it’s a much changed Fiorentina who kick off 2017-18.
Inter’s bid for Patrik Schick is falling apart because they won’t release Eder, so Roma are now the favourites for the Sampdoria striker.
With Serie A kicking off this weekend, Football Italia looks at the crucial fixtures for the top sides, Lazio looking to build on a strong 2016-17.
With Serie A kicking off this weekend, Football Italia looks at the crucial fixtures for Inter, looking to return to the Champions League.
Slovenian Davor Skomina has been assigned to officiate Napoli’s Champions League play-off with Nice.
Napoli are ready to swoop for Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu if they qualify for the Champions League, claims the Corriere dello Sport.
Cagliari are close to deals for Napoli striker Leonardo Pavoletti and Fenerbahce full-back Gregory van der Wiel.
Napoli have injury concerns for Dries Mertens and above all Vlad Chiriches after their 3-1 victory over Hellas Verona.
Hellas Verona Coach Fabio Pecchia did not regret his decision to drop Giampaolo Pazzini in a 3-1 home defeat to Napoli. “I’m glad he’s angry.”