NAPOLI NEWS

It’s a head-to-head between third and fourth, as Napoli host Fiorentina in an early taster of the Coppa Italia Final.
Napoli are reportedly preparing a bid for Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, whose contract expires in 2015.
Vincenzo Montella acknowledges that the three games to play in the next week for Fiorentina are key, whilst concerns over energy can be put to one side.
Arrigo Sacchi says he hopes Lorenzo Insigne makes the World Cup, even if he acknowledges the Napoli man can improve.
Rafa Benitez believes that Napoli will be ready to take advantage of any slip-up Roma have in their race for second place in Serie A.
Antonio Cassano says he is ‘ready to do anything to go to Brazil’, as he accepts and is grateful for Cesare Prandelli’s challenge.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has urged Italian sides to impress in Europe, in a bid to up Serie A’s coefficient.
The agent of Porto midfielder Fernando denied suggestions that Napoli have been in contact with his client.
Napoli will look to sign Roberto Soldado should Gonzalo Higuain leave the club at the end of the season.
Henrique hopes to stay at Napoli for years and thanked Coach Rafa Benitez for the opportunity.
Raul Albiol said Napoli “believed and deserved” to reach the Europa League quarter-finals after an exit to Porto.
The Europa League results mean a change in Serie A fixtures, as Juventus move to two Monday night games.
Rafa Benitez trusts Napoli are “in good shape and can fight for second” in Serie A after their Europa League exit.
Porto Coach Luis Castro maintains his team was “superior to Napoli over 180 minutes” in the Europa League.
Rafa Benitez insisted Napoli’s performance was “spectacular” against Porto and he is “very, very satisfied.”
Lorenzo Insigne concedes Napoli “ought to be more determined in front of goal” after a Europa League exit to Porto.
Gonzalo Higuain said Napoli “deserved to go through” to the Europa League quarter-finals against Porto.
Napoli are out of the Europa League after wasting dozens of chances, as Porto were ruthless to win 3-2 on aggregate.
Gonzalo Higuain, Lorenzo Insigne and Dries Mertens start as Napoli need to beat Porto to continue in the Europa League.
Calciomercato.com are linking Torino with a summer move for Napoli full-back Anthony Reveillere.