NAPOLI NEWS

Former Napoli midfielder Mariano Bogliacino believes the Partenopei are primed to launch a serious bid for the Serie A title.
Hugo Maradona, the brother of Napoli legend Diego, has revealed his ambition to one day Coach the Azzurri.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini thinks that Roma could win a three-horse race for the Scudetto this season.
Gianfranco Zola believes Napoli “can be Juventus’ main rivals for the Scudetto” this season and advises ‘heir’ Lorenzo Insigne.
It’s reported the pitch at the Stadio San Paolo is recovering from its disastrous state due to various techniques.
Walter Mazzarri confirms he won’t renew his Napoli contract yet and insists referees suffer from “psychological submission” to top clubs.
It’s reported that Napoli have already proposed a three-year contract extension to Walter Mazzarri, but the Coach is considering his options.
Napoli defender Paolo Cannavaro’s agent claims he would’ve been playing for Italy this week if he had “a different surname.”
The Mayor of Naples has suggested “sabotage” could be behind the disastrous state of the Stadio San Paolo pitch.
Napoli’s chief medic has revealed the key to their success in avoiding injuries: “No sex for two days before a game.”
Marco Donadel insists he is “ready to give his all” for Napoli following a lacklustre 2011-12 season in which he made a single appearance.
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Douglas Costa’s agent claims that Napoli continue to show “interest” in the Brazilian, with a January swoop possibly on the cards.
Pescara chief Daniele Sebastiani says he wanted to sell Marco Verratti to Napoli before Paris Saint-Germain swooped.
Christian Maggio has been quickly seduced by the ability of new Napoli teammate Lorenzo Insigne. “He’s a better finisher than Ezequiel Lavezzi.”
A decision on whether the Stadio San Paolo will be ready to host the Napoli-Parma game will be made next week.
Lorenzo Insigne insists he’s not aiming to replace Antonio Cassano in the Italian national team. “Alessandro Del Piero is my idol.”
Outspoken Napoli chief Aurelio De Laurentiis has commented on the state of the San Paolo turf, Lorenzo Insigne and the Europa League.
Walter Mazzarri complimented Fiorentina and warned Napoli have to sort out their “shocking” pitch.
Napoli pushed past Fiorentina on a shocking pitch and Miroslav Klose kept Lazio on track, while Catania beat Genoa in a five-goal thriller and Atalanta saved two penalties.
Lorenzo Insigne has received his debut senior Italy call-up for the World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta, while Giampaolo Pazzini returns.