NAPOLI NEWS

Reports suggest Napoli will soon offer Dries Mertens a new contract worth €3m per season.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri assures “I have a three-year contract” and “won’t watch” Juventus-Barcelona in the Champions League.
Stefano Sturaro’s agent reveals Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli is a fan of the midfielder, but “Juventus have always shut the door”.
Zdenek Zeman admits Pescara are in “an ugly situation” as “maths is our only friend” in their unlikely fight for Serie A survival.
Roberto Mancini isn’t ruling out Inter qualifying for the Champions League but “the problem is the teams in front keep winning”.
Ricardo Rodriguez’s agent admits Napoli would be an attractive destination for the Wolfsburg defender.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella credits his predecessor, Sinisa Mihajlovic, for Gianluigi Donnarumma’s development.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini admits it would be “a small disappointment” to miss out on European football.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri is honoured to receive the Panchina d’Oro - “for once I finished above Max Allegri!”.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri has won the Panchina d’Oro, beating Juventus’ Max Allegri and Sassuolo’s Eusebio Di Francesco.
Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski reveals that he ‘doesn’t want the Premier League’, preferring to remain with the Partenopei.
Fiorentina are said to be looking at Atalanta and Italy striker Andrea Petagna.
Marek Hamsik is on the bench for Slovakia, reportedly due to a muscular problem, but Pepe Reina is fit for Napoli-Juventus.
Miralem Pjanic, Andrea Barzagli, Gonzalo Higuain, Dani Alves and Mario Mandzukic all return to Juventus from international duty early.
Lorenzo Insigne has fond memories of Italy facing the Netherlands in Euro 2000 and names the teammates he’d like to travel with.
Marco Verratti discussed improving for Italy, reuniting with Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile, plus his desire to stay at Paris Saint-Germain.
Andrea Barzagli has sparked controversy, as he left the Italy squad for “personal reasons" and pictured at a club, but the DJ insists it was misconstrued.
Italy striker Andrea Belotti assures he “will stay at Torino next season. Let the Granata fans know!”
The Netherlands host Italy in a friendly on Tuesday evening, but they suffered a shock 2-0 World Cup qualifying defeat in Bulgaria.
The Serie A Coach of the Year award is “between Maurizio Sarri and Max Allegri,” confirmed Renzo Ulivieri.