NAPOLI NEWS

With Napoli and Juventus both winning at the weekend, the pair continue to extend the gap between themselves and third-place. Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 22
Pescara's President Daniele Sebastiani rules out Gianluca Lapadula joining Juventus or Napoli.
Empoli defender Federico Barba has joined VFB Stuttgart, on loan with an option to buy.
Massimiliano Irrati will referee Napoli’s trip to Lazio in midweek, as the Week 23 officials are announced.
Napoli have reportedly turned down an €8m bid from Russia for defender Vlad Chiriches.
Follow all the latest news on transfer deadline day in what’s sure to be a chaotic rush to the finish line in Serie A.
Croatian youngster Josip Radosevic has officially left Napoli to join Eibar on loan until the end of the season.
Marco Giampaolo was certainly impressed by Napoli, but felt a 5-1 defeat “was harsh.”
Maurizio Sarri played down Napoli’s sixth consecutive Serie A victory. “We didn’t feel pressure from Juventus.”
Gonzalo Higuain urged Napoli to “keep taking it one game at a time” after 22 goals in 22 Serie A rounds.
Napoli replied to Juve’s four goals with five against Empoli, but Fiorentina stalled at Genoa with Bologna winning a Sampdoria thriller.
Napoli recovered from an early scare to demolish Empoli 5-1, as Gonzalo Higuain made it 22 in 22 rounds.
Maurizio Sarri faces his former club and we should get a fascinating game of football as leaders Napoli host Empoli.
Join us for all seven of today’s Serie A games, from Juventus seeking a 12th straight win at Chievo, through Napoli-Empoli, Genoa-Fiorentina and tonight’s Derby della Madonnina.
Marco Giampaolo assured Empoli “will bring our game” to Serie A leaders Napoli and their former Coach Maurizio Sarri.
Maurizio Sarri “learned so much at Empoli, which is why I know how difficult it will be for Napoli.”
Manolo Gabbiadini “would’ve gone,” but Napoli rejected every offer from England and Germany, said his agent.
Napoli are believed to have raised their offer for Empoli defender Lorenzo Tonelli to €10m plus €3m bonuses.
Napoli target Federico Barba is said to be on his way to VfB Stuttgart after advanced talks with Empoli.
Gonzalo Higuain thanked Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri. “He’s getting the best out of me and I was struck by his sincerity.”