Dries Mertens has never scored against Milan before, but joked he was not superstitious before he came to Napoli. “I learned from the Neapolitans!”
Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma admits visiting his hometown club Napoli is “a special match for me and my family will be in the stands.”
Napoli hope to maintain their unbeaten Serie A record with Lorenzo Insigne and Dries Mertens leading the way against Nikola Kalinic’s Milan.
Napoli have presented their fourth shirt for the 2017-18 season, the jet black Kombat Karbon.
Fabio Quagliarella believes Sampdoria was “in my destiny,” but looks back over his career at Napoli, Juventus, the stalker nightmare and having Jose Mourinho as a fan.
Federico Chiesa has officially extended his contract with Fiorentina to June 2022, despite interest from Juventus, Napoli, PSG and Chelsea.
Arrigo Sacchi “would not be surprised” to see Milan win this evening’s trip to Serie A leaders Napoli and explains how to “defuse the bomb.”
Dries Mertens expressed his love for Napoli and the fans, said Coach Maurizio Sarri “taught me football” and can’t wait for the Scudetto.
After Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years, Serie A returns to brighten the post-apocalyptic gloom.
Napoli defender Raul Albiol admits winning the Scudetto “will not be easy” but “we want to stay up there”.
Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli admits Napoli are “a great team” but “we have huge confidence in our lads”.
Giacomo Bonaventura is back in Milan’s squad for their match against Napoli in Serie A on Friday, but there is no Hakan Calhanoglu
Vincenzo Montella insists Milan “can hurt Napoli” on Saturday, despite the Partenopei “probably playing the best football in Europe.”
Ricardo Rodriguez insists Milan and Coach Vincenzo Montella need more time but admits his penalty against Northern Ireland was wrongly awarded.
Sergio Pellissier has urged teammate Roberto Inglese to stay at Chievo. “He’s ready for Napoli, but I’m not sure Napoli are ready for him.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis warns even Carlo Ancelotti for Italy Coach “would be a gamble unless the entire system changes.”
Leroy Rosenior said Daniele De Rossi urging Italy to introduce Lorenzo Insigne was “passionate, patriotic and he’s a braver man than me,” but fuels anarchy.
Nantes Coach Claudio Ranieri “always hopes an Italian club will win the Champions League, or Paris Saint-Germain,” then jokes about “parking two buses.”
Milan and Napoli are on high alert after Borussia Dortmund froze out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for “disciplinary reasons.”
Gianluca Rocchi has been confirmed as the referee for this weekend’s Derby della Capitale.