NAPOLI NEWS

Marek Hamsik will realise “a dream” when he plays alongside Diego Maradona in a summer friendly to mark 30 years since Napoli’s first Scudetto.
Following Roma’s victory over Milan, which saw Napoli drop back into third, and with Juve needing to wait another week before they can be crowned champions after their derby draw, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 35.
Edinson Cavani has revealed that he could return to Napoli after he leaves Paris Saint-Germain.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez defends Napoli’s Pepe Reina - “he’s a great goalkeeper”.
Luciano Spalletti explained how he focused Roma to beat Milan 4-1, but replied sarcastically when asked about Francesco Totti. “Whatever I do, you complain!”
Edin Dzeko feels Roma can be “in general happy this evening” after a 4-1 victory away to Milan got them back into second place.
Join us for all the build-up and action to tonight’s San Siro showdown, as Milan and Roma need victories to continue the European fight.
There are reports in Argentina that legendary agent Jorge Cyterszpiler, who discovered Diego Maradona, has committed suicide.
Diego Armando Maradona has signed on to be Coach of Al-Fujairah Sports Club in the United Arab Emirates.
Leandro Paredes insists Roma face Milan at San Siro “with big ambitions and need three points at all costs to reply to Napoli.”
Milan drop Carlos Bacca again and have to revamp their defence while hosting Roma, who need a victory to recapture second from Napoli.
Regardless of the Milan-Roma result, Juventus will get the Scudetto next weekend if they avoid defeat with the Giallorossi.
Massimo Rastelli concedes Cagliari were “chasing shadows” in their 3-1 defeat to Napoli, but made his case for keeping the job next season.
Maurizio Sarri thanked Napoli fans and sees “no reason to leave,” but failure to keep a clean sheet against Cagliari shows “we need to improve our mentality.”
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, as Napoli host Cagliari to seek second place and it’s the Derby della Mole, Juventus-Torino.
Dries Mertens celebrated his 30th birthday with a brace and assist for Lorenzo Insigne, as Napoli absolutely dominated Cagliari 3-1.
Lorenzo Insigne hopes Dries Mertens can score for Napoli against Cagliari “so we can all be happy” on his birthday.
Napoli have Marek Hamsik in the starting XI after injury, while Vlad Chiriches gets the nod in defence against impressive Cagliari.
Luciano Spalletti insists for Roma “second place is like winning the Scudetto and third is a noble position” ahead of their clash with Milan.
Marek Hamsik is in the Napoli squad, but it remains to be seen if he’ll be fit enough to start against Cagliari today.