NAPOLI NEWS

Gonzalo Higuain urged Napoli to “keep taking it one game at a time” after 22 goals in 22 Serie A rounds.
Napoli replied to Juve’s four goals with five against Empoli, but Fiorentina stalled at Genoa with Bologna winning a Sampdoria thriller.
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.
Join us for all seven of today’s Serie A games, from Juventus seeking a 12th straight win at Chievo, through Napoli-Empoli, Genoa-Fiorentina and tonight’s Derby della Madonnina.
Marco Giampaolo assured Empoli “will bring our game” to Serie A leaders Napoli and their former Coach Maurizio Sarri.
Maurizio Sarri “learned so much at Empoli, which is why I know how difficult it will be for Napoli.”
Manolo Gabbiadini “would’ve gone,” but Napoli rejected every offer from England and Germany, said his agent.
Napoli are believed to have raised their offer for Empoli defender Lorenzo Tonelli to €10m plus €3m bonuses.
Napoli target Federico Barba is said to be on his way to VfB Stuttgart after advanced talks with Empoli.
Gonzalo Higuain thanked Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri. “He’s getting the best out of me and I was struck by his sincerity.”
Raul Albiol says Napoli’s “goal is to win the Scudetto” but “we know it’ll be difficult”.
Vasco Regini will have his Napoli medical today, as he’s set to join from Sampdoria.
Carpi have loaned Jonathan de Guzman from Napoli, so Luca Marrone moves to Verona.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis says “anything is possible” for Napoli this season.
Napoli have confirmed Gonzalo Higuain was only taken off “as a precaution” in today’s friendly.
Gonzalo Higuain has been substituted with an ankle injury after just five minutes of Napoli’s friendly with San Vito Positano.
Napoli have announced that Alberto Grassi will return in three weeks after a knee injury.
Empoli’s Federico Barba is reportedly close to Napoli, but they have approached Sampdoria for Vasco Regini and Real Madrid for Nacho Fernandez anyway.
Jonathan De Guzman will reportedly join Carpi instead of Swansea or Bournemouth, while Marco Borriello signs for Atalanta.