NAPOLI NEWS

Rafa Benitez warned Napoli need “the right mentality and intensity” to get the better of Genoa on Monday.
Napoli have named their squad for the Monday night Serie A fixture against Genoa.
Gian Piero Gasperini tells Napoli that Genoa have every intention of “again proving we can compete with the top clubs.”
Napoli need a new goalkeeper after Rafael was ruled out for the season with Tim Wiese the favourite.
Napoli goalkeeper Rafael is set to have surgery on a knee injury suffered on Thursday evening.
Marek Hamsik’s glass was half-full after Napoli’s 0-0 draw with Swansea in the Europa League on Thursday.
Thiago Motta has signed a contract extension with Paris Saint-Germain that will keep him at the club until 2016.
Luca Antonelli says that he is not looking to prove anything to anyone at Napoli, as he prepares to line up against them with Genoa.
Diego Maradona is reportedly in line to make his return to the pitch, to help apparently help a friend at an Argentine fifth division club.
Federico Marchetti is increasingly linked with a move away from Lazio, with Napoli, Milan and Inter all suggested destinations.
Domenico Criscito has added Napoli to the list of clubs he would like to play for, when he plans to leave Zenit St Petersburg in the summer.
Christian Maggio is confident Napoli can beat Swansea with “the support of the crowd” in the second leg.
Rafa Benitez expected “a difficult game” against Swansea, so was “satisfied” with Napoli’s 0-0 draw.
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams is “disappointed” to only draw 0-0 with Napoli in the Europa League.
Napoli thanked Rafael Cabral and then Pepe Reina for their 0-0 draw in Swansea, an acceptable first leg result.
Napoli begin their Europa League campaign against Swansea and Gonzalo Higuain is able to start.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has cited Juventus and Napoli as the teams to beat in the Europa League knockout stages.
Sunderland forward Fabio Borini has warned Napoli they can expect a tough test as they prepare to take on Swansea in the Europa League.
Gonzalo Higuain has reflected that he can ‘only hope to achieve a small fraction’ of what Diego Maradona did with Napoli.
Swansea City manager Garry Monk said Napoli are “one of the best clubs” on the continent ahead of their Europa League clash.