NAPOLI NEWS

Goran Pandev enjoyed his brace against Genoa and now Napoli “prepare for the Champions League game with Arsenal.”
Fabio Liverani admits Genoa “gifted” Napoli two goals and isn’t confident amid reports Gian Piero Gasperini will return.
Rafa Benitez insists there’s nothing “courageous” about rotating the Napoli squad against Genoa. “I know it’s necessary.”
Goran Pandev broke his Serie A duck with a brace at Marassi, giving Napoli a 2-0 victory over Genoa.
Napoli aim to get back on track, but make changes in a difficult trip to Marassi against Alberto Gilardino’s Genoa.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has threatened to “start building a new stadium in Caserta” unless he can buy the San Paolo.
Pepe Reina feels “invigorated” by Napoli and is “happy to be back at this level” after difficult years with Liverpool.
Mario Balotelli is “thankful” to Roberto Mancini, though more for Inter than Manchester City, and explains his first penalty save.
There are seven Serie A players called up for Argentina’s international games against Peru and Uruguay, including Rodrigo Palacio.
Fabio Liverani hopes Genoa can give Napoli another surprise this afternoon. “It will take the perfect performance.”
Reports in England suggest that Valencia are leading the chase to re-sign Juan Mata from Chelsea this January.
Rafael Benitez has defended his rotation policy after Napoli’s shock 1-1 draw with struggling Sassuolo in midweek.
Mario Balotelli apologised to Milan and the referee for his ban, “but it’s not as if I killed someone.”
The agent of Napoli’s Paolo Cannavaro has looked to defend the performance of his client in the 1-1 draw with Sassuolo.
Contract talks between Napoli and Juan Camilo Zuniga are continuing, according to Il Mattino.
Napoli’s Marek Hamsik has accepted last night’s shock 1-1 home draw with bottom of the table Sassuolo.
Rafa Benitez is not shocked by Napoli’s 1-1 home draw with bottom of the table Sassuolo. “We can’t win before we start.”
Napoli look good to continue their perfect record against a Sassuolo side who lost 7-0 at the weekend.
Napoli and Inter have been alerted to the fact that Valencia defender Adil Rami will ‘never play for the club again’.
Juan Zuniga is set to sign a contract extension at Napoli, but could have a clause inserted which would allow him to move to Barcelona.