Maurizio Sarri admits Napoli “care more about Serie A than the Champions League,” and considers the draw with Inter “two dropped points.”
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Luciano Spalletti was both pleased to get a point off “aliens” Napoli and aware Inter “could’ve done better” in their 0-0 draw at the San Paolo.
Matias Vecino thanked Samir Handanovic as Inter grabbed a point away to Napoli. “We played on a par with a very strong side.”
Napoli saw their perfect record ended, but remain two points clear at the top of the table after Inter snatched a 0-0 draw at the San Paolo.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from Sampdoria-Crotone and the top of the table showdown between Napoli and Inter.
Elseid Hysaj urged Napoli to “go out there determined from the very start” against Inter this evening after a sluggish opening with Manchester City.
Inter director Piero Ausilio hailed Luciano Spalletti for “getting the best” out of the players and wants the victory against Napoli.
Inter defender Milan Skriniar is very confident they will score at least one goal against leaders Napoli at the San Paolo tonight.
Jose Callejon assures Napoli “want to entertain our fans and prove we want to stay at the top” by beating Inter tonight.
Lorenzo Insigne is risked from the start, as leaders Napoli host an Inter side only two points behind them in this top of the table showdown.
Napoli v Inter is billed as the biggest match of the season and when it is first versus second, it is hard to dispute that.
Mario Balotelli reveals he was in negotiations with Juventus, would not return to Inter or Milan, but is enthusiastic about Napoli and Roma.
Pep Guardiola was so impressed by Faouzi Ghoulam that he wants the Napoli left-back at Manchester City in January.
Lorenzo Insigne trained with the rest of the Napoli squad this morning and is expected to start against Inter tonight.
Luciano Spalletti could replicate the tactical trick that allowed Roma to beat Napoli last season when Inter visit the San Paolo tonight.
Lorenzo Insigne is determined to start against Inter tonight despite a thigh injury, but Adam Ounas is not the only alternative for Napoli.
Napoli have alerted Andre Silva’s agent that they are interested if Milan fail to qualify for the Champions League, it’s reported.
Brazil Coach Tite confirms he spoke to Jorginho - “I told him he’ll have to be the one to make the decision”.
Juventus have made more money from the Champions League in the last 10 years than any other club outwith Real Madrid and Barcelona.