NAPOLI NEWS

Dries Mertens scored four goals – including an outrageous chip – as Napoli demolished Torino 5-3 and leapt into third place.
Marco Benassi believes Napoli-Torino “will certainly be an entertaining match, as both sides play really good football.”
Napoli can leapfrog Milan into third place, but first welcome Andrea Belotti’s Torino in what should be a spectacular game.
It is reported that Lazio are interested in signing forward Manolo Gabbiadini from Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain says he has been struck by Juventus’ ‘crazy hunger’ following victory over Roma.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri is impressed by Torino, has a doubt in defence and warns he has “done all I can” for Manolo Gabbiadini.
Sinisa Mihajlovic has no Juventus regrets and feels Torino will face Napoli “with heads held high,” but takes a sideswipe at Nikola Maksimovic.
Raul Albiol believes Napoli do not miss Gonzalo Higuain and can cause Real Madrid serious problems in the Champions League.
Read up on every Serie A game this weekend, including Milan-Atalanta and Juventus-Roma today, then Napoli-Torino, Lazio-Fiorentina and Sassuolo-Inter.
Arkadiusz Milik’s surgeon confirms the Napoli striker can return to action “in a month”.
Pepe Reina says Napoli will face Real Madrid “without any fear” but “now we have to think about the League”.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis joked to the Press when asked if Leonardo Pavoletti was going to join the club in January.
Napoli Captain Marek Hamsik has rejected an offer from China, before even discussing any details of a proposed move.
Chelsea and Arsenal target Kalidou Koulibaly confessed “if it was up to me, I’d stay at Napoli for a long time.”
Ivan Juric celebrated Genoa’s victory over Fiorentina, but also confirmed Leonardo Pavoletti is heading to Napoli in January.
Torino midfielder Mirko Valdifiori admits he was “let down by his experience at Napoli” and prepares to face his former club.
Borussia Dortmund have reportedly revived their interest in Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini, as his price-tag has plummeted.
Valencia director Suso Garcia Pitarch confirmed Simone Zaza “is one of our objectives,” as West Ham send him back to Juventus.
The Coppa Italia Round of 16 and Quarter-Final dates have been announced, including Milan-Torino, Juventus-Atalanta, Roma-Sampdoria and Inter-Bologna.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent confirms “the deal was done with Torino, but then Napoli called. They got very angry with me.”