NAPOLI NEWS

Ternana Coach Sandro Pochesci went on a remarkable rant after Italy’s defeat to Sweden, who he claims are “on the level of a third division side.”
Paolo Di Canio says it would be a ‘disaster’ for Italian football if the Nazionale fail to qualify for the World Cup.
Atletico Madrid have reportedly set an €18m asking price for Napoli target Sime Vrsaljko.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero says he wanted Maurizio Sarri as Coach before he was appointed by Napoli.
Faouzi Ghoulam is poised to sign a new Napoli contract on wages of €3.5m a season, it is claimed.
Spanish newspaper As claims that Atletico Madrid have set their sights on Napoli star Dries Mertens.
Italy tactical and personnel decisions caused confusion and consternation in the World Cup play-off with Sweden, writes Marcello Cossali-Francis.
A moment from Italy’s World Cup play-off defeat to Sweden has gone viral, as Lorenzo Insigne tried to explain to teammates why he was in midfield.
Andrea Pirlo urged Giampiero Ventura to adopt a 4-3-3 formation for Italy’s World Cup play-off against Sweden after a 1-0 defeat.
Giampiero Ventura maintains Italy’s 1-0 defeat to Sweden “changes nothing” in the World Cup play-off and defended Marco Verratti.
Lorenzo Insigne confirms he was asked to take over Marco Verratti’s midfield role during Italy’s 1-0 World Cup play-off defeat to Sweden.
Join us for all the build-up, action and post-match talk as it happens from the World Cup play-off first leg between Sweden and Italy.
Dries Mertens admits “the last 12 months have been the best of my career, but it’s still strange to be considered a centre-forward” at Napoli.
Giacomo Bonaventura and Lucas Biglia are expected to be fit for Milan when they face Napoli next weekend.
Napoli have reportedly initiated contact for Atletico Madrid full-back Sime Vrsaljko.
Napoli are reportedly considering three goalkeepers to replace Pepe Reina, namely Mattia Perin, Geronimo Rulli and Bernd Leno.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent admits 3-5-2 “is not very suited to him” but “I think he could adapt to being the second striker” for Italy.
Pescara boss Zdenek Zeman has urged Italy not to overlook Napoli attacker Lorenzo Insigne for their World Cup playoff against Sweden.
Italy are expected to start Andrea Belotti with Ciro Immobile, while Sweden can rely on Albin Ekdal in the World Cup play-off.
Arrigo Sacchi dislikes the Italy squad set to face Sweden for a place in the World Cup. “Nobody in Serie A uses three at the back.”