NAPOLI NEWS

Italian football almost lost Napoli sensation Edinson Cavani to West Ham, his former Coach has revealed.
Walter Mazzarri admits Napoli “did not deserve to win” due to refereeing errors in Parma, but feels Chelsea sacking Andre Villas-Boas is not good news.
Chelsea have sensationally sacked Andre Villas-Boas, so Italian Roberto Di Matteo will be in charge for their Champions League clash with Napoli.
Edinson Cavani scored on the rebound from a saved penalty and an offside Ezequiel Lavezzi secured Napoli’s controversial victory in Parma.
Napoli kick off today’s games at 11.30am UK time with the full Three Tenors in action against Sebastian Giovinco’s Parma.
Walter Mazzarri sees Napoli brimming with confidence ahead of the lunchtime match with Parma. “If we’re in good shape, we can beat anyone.”
Blerim Dzemaili is targeting three points against his former employers Parma this weekend, believing that they will be key to Napoli’s target of third place.
Roberto Donadoni says he has no regrets about his time on the Napoli bench as his Parma side prepare to entertain the Azzurri this weekend.
Edinson Cavani reveals he does not “play for money, as I just want to leave good memories. It is very difficult to live in Naples, as you cannot have a private life.”
Aurelio De Laurentiis has hit back at Uruguay Coach Oscar Tabarez for suggesting Napoli’s Edinson Cavani should consider moving club.
Napoli stopper Paolo Cannavaro deserves a place in the Italian national squad, says Antonio Benarrivo.
Edinson Cavani says he’s happy with life in Serie A with Napoli. “I’m already at a big club.”
Roberto Donadoni has played down his refusal to criticise some questionable refereeing from the weekend. “I don’t care if I’m followed.”
Parma’s sporting director has suggested that Sebastian Giovinco can be considered at least equal to Napoli’s Ezequiel Lavezzi.
Genoa chief Enrico Preziosi has explained why the club sold Napoli ace Ezequiel Lavezzi in the summer of 2005.
The agent of Paolo Cannavaro is unhappy with Italy boss Cesare Prandelli after the Napoli defender was again overlooked.
Claudio Ranieri insists Inter will emerge from their growing crisis. “Why are you all waiting for me to resign? It’s not going to happen.”
Walter Mazzarri feels Napoli “dominated” Inter and Ezequiel Lavezzi “can become the complete striker.”
Ezequiel Lavezzi scored the decisive goal as Napoli beat Inter 1-0 even after going down to 10 men.
Inter have Diego Milito, Diego Forlan and Wesley Sneijder for tonight’s Last Chance Saloon trip to the Stadio San Paolo.