NAPOLI NEWS

Mauro Icardi’s new Inter contract will include a release clause, but it’ll reportedly only be valid for clubs outside Serie A.
The 2016-17 Serie A opening weekend continues with eight games, including Sinisa Mihajlovic seeking Milan-Torino revenge, Napoli at Pescara and Frank de Boer’s Inter with Chievo.
Juventus confirmed Simone Zaza needs to leave Turin, so Napoli are back in the running along with West Ham, Wolfsburg and Milan.
Max Allegri praised Gonzalo Higuain after beating Fiorentina and reiterated a sixth consecutive Scudetto is the prime Juventus objective.
There is an extraordinary suggestion Pescara could bring Gianluca Lapadula back on loan after selling him to Milan.
Gonzalo Higuain was “very happy for my debut, the victory and the goal” as he got off to the perfect Juventus start.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri gave Kalidou Koulibaly some harsh advice, but implied he won’t be going to Chelsea.
Maurizio Sarri told strikers to ignore Gonzalo Higuain and Napoli must “prove all the doubters wrong,” including Juventus.
Reports are growing that Mauro Icardi will sign an Inter contract extension with a €100m release clause.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is “disappointed I didn’t get to finish the season with Milan, but will salute everyone with affection.”
Antonio Conte complained of a “crazy” transfer market, as Chelsea “are asked £55m for a player of medium quality.”
Santos President Modesto Roma has again confirmed “only Juventus and Inter made offers for Gabriel Barbosa, the rest is lies.”
Mauro Icardi is expected to sign a new Inter contract to June 2021, but it will include a release clause worth over €80m.
Marco Verratti sees Juventus as Scudetto favourites, but expects great things of Roma, Inter, Milan and his beloved Pescara.
The 2016-17 Serie A season kicks off today with Roma hosting Udinese and the classic Juventus-Fiorentina grudge match.
Like many other offers before it, Napoli are due to reject a €25m Everton proposal for Manolo Gabbiadini.
Napoli are set to turn down Chelsea’s latest offer for Kalidou Koulibaly and offer him a contract renewal.
The Amadou Diawara saga seems to be over, as multiple sources claim Bologna agreed a €14m move with Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain sent a message to Napoli fans ahead of his Juventus debut. “We’ll be fighting for the same objective, but on different sides.”
Fabio Capello urged Juventus to “go for the Champions League” and feels they are “even stronger” after Paul Pogba’s departure.