NAPOLI NEWS

Lorenzo Tonelli’s agent reveals “Napoli didn’t want to lose him” despite offers from “four or five teams”.
Maurizio Sarri’s agent replies to Mino Raiola - “first he threatens him, then he suggests formations, now he wants him away from Napoli…”
Mino Raiola insists “Italy don’t have a better striker than Mario Balotelli” and says Juventus “are still the team to beat”.
Mino Raiola hits back at Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis over Lorenzo Insigne but insists “we’re not enemies”.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Roberto Mancini is reportedly the favourite to become West Ham United’s next manager.
Lorenzo Insigne’s brother has blasted Giampiero Ventura for playing the Napoli star out of position for Italy.
Francesco Totti described his perfect Number 10, including elements from Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona and himself.
Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam is on the verge of signing a new contract to June 2022.
Jorginho is a major doubt to feature for Napoli in the Serie A trip to Bologna next weekend.
Ottavio Bianchi won the Scudetto with Napoli and believes Maurizio Sarri can follow in his footsteps. “Juventus are getting old.”
Napoli are laying the groundwork for a future transfer for Cagliari midfielder Nicolò Barella.
Emanuele Giaccherini was in talks with Sparta Prague and Chievo, revealed his agent, but Napoli refused to pay the salary.
Lorenzo Insigne hit back after Gianni Rivera complained “they give the Number 10 shirt to anyone now, even goalkeepers or Insigne.”
Giampiero Ventura believes he’d have been lambasted in the media no matter what system he’d used after Italy’s 3-0 defeat to Spain.
Lorenzo Insigne is already looking ahead to the play-offs for the 2018 World Cup after Italy’s 3-0 defeat to Spain. “These games help you grow.”
Italy are closing on England and Germany in the UEFA ranking after Napoli and Milan’s successful preliminary round runs.
Ronaldo believes “Spain are the favourites tonight, but not by much” in the World Cup qualifier against Italy. “Gigi Buffon is a phenomenon.”
Fernando Hierro gave his views on Spain-Italy. “Giorgio Chiellini is a big loss, Andrea Belotti is lethal, but Lorenzo Insigne can be decisive.”
Lazio President Claudio Lotito maintains he “waged a war to the death” with agents and ultras, including the Keita Balde Diao saga.
“Lorenzo Insigne would’ve been the perfect replacement for Neymar at Barcelona,” insists Arrigo Sacchi. “He’s the greatest Italian talent in 10 years.”