NAPOLI NEWS

Pepe Reina insists Napoli “performances were not below our usual level” after two straight defeats as they host Milan.
Napoli put out a full-strength side, but Milan miss Alessio Romagnoli as the Partenopei aim to overtake Juventus.
Jack Bonaventura said Milan “must not let ourselves get distracted” by the packed out Stadio San Paolo against Napoli.
Join us for all the build-up and action as Napoli try to recapture top spot by hosting on-form Milan.
Napoli fans have reportedly been gathering outside Milan’s hotel, with Mario Balotelli responding with a rude gesture.
Cesare Prandelli backs Luciano Spalletti in the Francesco Totti row, but feels Roma showed “incredible inaction”.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi predicts a “very difficult match” at Napoli and hopes Mario Balotelli “can finally be decisive”.
Ronaldo is ‘supporting Napoli’ for the Scudetto and says ‘it’s easier to predict Champions League qualification’ for Inter.
Inter will reportedly meet Sampdoria for Roberto Soriano today, but could sell Marcelo Brozovic to Arsenal to fund a move.
France manager Didier Deschamps said he’ll consider calling up Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly – who is a Senegal international.
Marek Hamsik’s agent confirmed the Napoli star “said no to massive offers” from China in January.
Sinisa Mihajlovic believes Napoli “will not be happy to face Milan at this moment of the season.”
Alessio Romagnoli is in the squad for Milan’s trip to Napoli after recovering from flu.
European and relegation battles take centre stage with Fiorentina away to Atalanta, Lazio’s derby with Frosinone, Roma-Palermo and tomorrow’s Napoli-Milan.
Fiorentina have dropped Luigi Sepe for the trip to Atalanta after his angry rant.
Marco Materazzi explained his problem with Rafa Benitez. “He doesn’t consider how the players feel.”
Aurelio De Laurentiis assured Napoli “are now in the elite, there’s no ‘now or never’ about our success.”
Napoli have asked Villarreal for information on Denis Suarez, with a view to signing him in the summer.
Alex tells Napoli that Milan are “very different” to when they lost 4-0 and compares Gonzalo Higuain to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Bologna brought an end to the 15-round winning streak, as Juventus were held to a goalless draw at the Dall’Ara.