NAPOLI NEWS

Crotone President Raffaele Vrenna will “try to make Napoli fans happy” by halting Juventus tomorrow. “I hope they play the Champions League Final.”
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri warns the Scudetto race won’t be over if his side goes seven points clear.
Fabio Cannavaro believes Napoli can “cause problems” for Real Madrid, and discusses Juventus’ winning mentality.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says Gonzalo Higuain “wanted star names”, so he moved to Juventus.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis notes “no team is unbeatable” ahead of the Real Madrid match.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent says the midfielder was “hugely flattered” by Napoli’s decision to knock back interest from Roma and Juventus.
Reports say that Roma are targeting an Europa League return for Alessandro Florenzi, less than four months after rupturing his ACL.
Miralem Pjanic celebrated Juventus “opening up a bigger gap from one of the favourites” after beating Inter 1-0.
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello was impressed with debutant Omar El Kaddouri after a 1-1 draw with Torino.
Pepe Reina says Napoli showed their great potential against Bologna, but warns against complacency.
Maurizio Sarri warns Napoli “are not perfect” and listed where they need to improve after a 7-1 victory at Bologna, but won’t change his system.
Roberto Donadoni admits Bologna’s night “started badly and it was all downhill from there” after a 7-1 home defeat to Napoli.
Marek Hamsik hopes to “beat Diego Maradona’s record” of Napoli goals after his hat-trick in a 7-1 demolition of Bologna.
Marek Hamsik and Dries Mertens got hat-tricks as Napoli crushed Bologna 7-1 in a game with a saved penalty and two red cards.
Kalidou Koulibaly urged Napoli to ignore the Real Madrid battle coming up and “concentrate on Bologna” this evening.
Bologna defender Domenico Maietta warned they must “play to our strengths of physicality and aggression” against Napoli tonight.
Napoli open Serie A Week 23 and need to get themselves back on track in a tricky visit to Mattia Destro’s Bologna.
Napoli start Piotr Zielinski and ex-Bologna midfielder Amadou Diawara at the Stadio Dall’Ara with Arkadiusz Milik and Kalidou Koulibaly on the bench.
Giorgio Chiellini hails Max Allegri, Gonzalo Higuain and Mario Mandzukic, insisting their work rate for Juventus is underestimated.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent reveals talks with Southampton started six months ago and there’s no release clause or Napoli buy-back option.