NAPOLI NEWS

Miralem Pjanic “still believes in second place” ahead of Roma’s showdown with Napoli. “It’ll be an open and attacking game.”
Pele reveals he was “very close to joining Napoli, but in the end I thought it right to continue my career in Brazil.”
Antonio Rudiger and Pepe Reina are injury doubts for Monday’s showdown between Roma and Napoli.
Max Allegri warned Juventus that “it’s the game of the season for Fiorentina” and they mustn’t wait and hope for Napoli to slip up at Roma.
Midfielder Hernanes reminds Juventus “we haven’t won anything yet”.
Gonzalo Higuain’s father, Jorge, declares “Napoli are not a team who have had help like Juventus”.
Seydou Keita is “happy” for Francesco Totti but “he’s a player like any other in the dressing room”.
Cesare Prandelli believes “there’s something missing” at boardroom level for Roma due to their handling of the Francesco Totti saga.
With Roma making a superb late comeback and several cracking goals scored it’s been an exciting midweek as Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 34.
Paolo Tagliavento will officiate Fiorentina-Juventus, while Daniele Orsato has to handle Roma-Napoli.
Roma and Napoli are both after Franco-Tunisian striker Wissam Ben Yedder, currently playing for Toulouse.
Pescara confirm Juventus “are at a very advanced stage” for both Gianluca Caprari and Gianluca Lapadula.
Inter have received a suspended one-match partial stadium ban for racist chants aimed at Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is said to be on Carlo Ancelotti’s wish-list for Bayern Munich next season.
Dino Zoff praises Napoli but “for Juventus to succeed in a comeback like that means our League has some deficiencies”.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says 'we hope he can become Napoli’s Totti, the renewal isn’t important but he must become a cornerstone of the project.’
Miralem Pjanic says ‘Roma believe in second place’ and admits ‘everyone fears Gonzalo Higuain’ ahead of facing Napoli.
Dries Mertens is close to agreeing a new Napoli contract until 2020 after his hat-trick on Tuesday, say reports.
Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli admits he has a “very big” desire to return to Coaching.
Napoli are reportedly close to Empoli’s Lorenzo Tonelli, beating Lazio and Fiorentina.