NAPOLI NEWS

Gomorrah star Salvatore Esposito jokes Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne should be on the show - “he would be a good parakeet for Genny…”
Juventus will reportedly take a decision on Gonzalo Higuain today, but if he is called-up for Napoli he’s likely to be on the bench.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri is reportedly unsure whether Mario Rui or Christian Maggio should face Juventus tomorrow night.
Francesco Totti would “prefer Napoli” over Juventus for the Scudetto, but hopes they draw tomorrow so Roma can get closer.
Xabi Alonso praises Jorginho and Napoli, and was sorry to see Gianluigi Buffon cry when Italy were knocked out of the World Cup qualifiers.
Napoli defender Christian Maggio believes “Juventus are in a bit of trouble, it’s pointless denying it” but “they have seven lives, like a cat”.
Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski believes Friday’s Juventus game will be “beautiful and fun”.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira assures Gonzalo Higuain “is trying everything to be there” against Napoli on Friday.
On this day 50 years ago, a Napoli side including Dino Zoff surrendered a 4-1 first leg lead to go out of the Fairs Cup to Scottish side Hibernian.
Gonzalo Higuain is reportedly back training with Juventus already, putting him in line to face former club Napoli on Friday.
It is reported that Juventus are exploring the ‘crazy’ possibility of naming Gonzalo Higuain as a substitute for their Serie A bout with Napoli on Friday,
Former Napoli and Juventus defender Ciro Ferrara admits his heart is going for the Partenopei ahead of Friday’s Serie A showdown.
Napoli are expected to have Mario Rui fit for Friday’s Serie A showdown with Juventus after his ankle injury.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini admits defeat to Napoli “would be hard to swallow” on Friday and admires defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Napoli have reportedly set their sights on IFK Goteborg goalkeeper Pontus Dahlberg for next season.
Napoli striker Lorenzo Insigne has unveiled a new massive back tattoo of lions. “Strength, courage, pride, but also a symbol of revenge.”
Mario Mandzukic’s agent says talk the Juventus man doesn’t want to play on the left is a “media invention”.
Giorgio Chiellini trained with Juventus today, so he’ll be available to face Napoli on Friday.
Juventus defender Benedikt Howedes expects a “very difficult” game against Napoli but “we’re strong and we can beat them”.
Fabio Cannavaro believes Juventus are still favourites for the Scudetto but “Napoli are learning how to win ugly…”