NAPOLI NEWS

Barcelona are happy to sell Denis Suarez for €14m, claim reports, but the player has turned down a transfer to Napoli.
Mario Balotelli is expected to miss the first leg of the Champions League play-off against Napoli, confirmed Nice Coach Lucien Favre.
Atalanta captain Papu Gomez admits “Milan have strengthened” but “not as much as everyone says”.
Napoli winger Emanuele Giaccherini is still on the market with interest from Genoa, Olympique Lyonnais and Toulouse.
Nice creative midfielder Valentin Eysseric is expected to undergo a Fiorentina medical tomorrow before signing a four-year contract.
Mario Balotelli denies being caught speeding, and says “I love Naples and Neapolitans”.
Wesley Sneijder insists Nice can beat Napoli in the Champions League - “you have to believe”.
It was officially confirmed today that Atalanta now own their stadium, and are free to redevelop it, but historically that hasn’t been easy in Italy.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho believes “ourselves and Roma have narrowed the gap” on champions Juventus.
Jorginho’s agent confirms Bournemouth like the Napoli midfielder but “there’s nothing more than that”.
Jorginho’s agent says that while talk of a Bournemouth bid for the Napoli midfielder is untrue, “their Coach really likes him.”
Gero Rulli’s agent has confirmed that the goalkeeper is “no longer an option” for Napoli, on the same day that Luigi Sepe is reportedly close to a new deal.
Napoli have been given hope in their pursuit of Bernd Leno as Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper confirms he could leave for Italy.
Bournemouth Coach Eddie Howe and defender Steve Cook were very impressed by Napoli. “They’re up there with Manchester City, Tottenham and Real Madrid.”
Napoli dominated the match at the Vitality Stadium, but more shaky defending saw them held 2-2 by Premier League side Bournemouth.
As expected, Wesley Sneijder has agreed terms with Napoli’s Champions League opponents Nice, pending a medical.
Napoli have prepared a €40m offer for Fiorentina winger Federico Chiesa, but only if they qualify for the Champions League, claim Tuttosport.
Napoli will have an extra obstacle to overcome in their Champions League play-off, as Wesley Sneijder has flown in to join Nice.
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe takes on Napoli today and fondly recalls going to study Maurizio Sarri’s training techniques. “I learned a great deal from that trip.”
Juventus are raising their offer for Keita Balde Diao to €20m plus €5m in bonuses, but Lazio are determined to hold out for €30m.