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.
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Giampaolo: 'Empoli attack Napoli'
Marco Giampaolo assured Empoli “will bring our game” to Serie A leaders Napoli and their former Coach Maurizio Sarri.
Sarri: 'I know Empoli too well'
Maurizio Sarri “learned so much at Empoli, which is why I know how difficult it will be for Napoli.”
Gabbiadini 'would've left Napoli'
Manolo Gabbiadini “would’ve gone,” but Napoli rejected every offer from England and Germany, said his agent.
Napoli raise Tonelli offer
Napoli are believed to have raised their offer for Empoli defender Lorenzo Tonelli to €10m plus €3m bonuses.
Barba heading to Stuttgart
Napoli target Federico Barba is said to be on his way to VfB Stuttgart after advanced talks with Empoli.
Higuain: 'I'll always thank Sarri'
Gonzalo Higuain thanked Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri. “He’s getting the best out of me and I was struck by his sincerity.”
Albiol: ‘Napoli want to win Scudetto’
Raul Albiol says Napoli’s “goal is to win the Scudetto” but “we know it’ll be difficult”.
Regini set for Napoli
Vasco Regini will have his Napoli medical today, as he’s set to join from Sampdoria.
Carpi: Marrone out, De Guzman in
Carpi have loaned Jonathan de Guzman from Napoli, so Luca Marrone moves to Verona.
ADL: ‘Anything possible for Napoli’
President Aurelio De Laurentiis says “anything is possible” for Napoli this season.
Napoli: ‘Higuain is fine’
Napoli have confirmed Gonzalo Higuain was only taken off “as a precaution” in today’s friendly.
Higuain suffers ankle knock
Gonzalo Higuain has been substituted with an ankle injury after just five minutes of Napoli’s friendly with San Vito Positano.
Grassi back in three weeks
Napoli have announced that Alberto Grassi will return in three weeks after a knee injury.
Napoli want Regini, Nacho?
Empoli’s Federico Barba is reportedly close to Napoli, but they have approached Sampdoria for Vasco Regini and Real Madrid for Nacho Fernandez anyway.
De Guzman close to Carpi
Jonathan De Guzman will reportedly join Carpi instead of Swansea or Bournemouth, while Marco Borriello signs for Atalanta.
Wolfsburg raise Gabbiadini bid?
Wolfsburg have reportedly raised their Manolo Gabbiadini offer to €27m and Napoli are now considering it.
Fears over Grassi injury
There are fears Alberto Grassi’s knee injury during his first Napoli training session is serious and will be evaluated tomorrow.
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