NAPOLI NEWS

With a several records being broken this Week 35, Dave Taylor looks back on four days of exciting football and picks his best XI.
Rafa Benitez has refused direct comment on interest in Javier Mascherano, but admits Napoli need to strengthen to take that ‘difficult final step’.
Rafa Benitez is “optimistic” for Gonzalo Higuain at the Coppa Italia Final and feels there “isn’t such a big difference” between Napoli and Juventus.
Napoli legend Diego Armando Maradona could be at Saturday’s Coppa Italia Final with Fiorentina, said his lawyer.
Christian Maggio has been given the all-clear to return to action from the Napoli-Fiorentina Coppa Italia Final.
Ex-Fiorentina captain Giancarlo Antognoni admits his former side will start as underdogs in the Coppa Italia final.
The agent of Napoli’s Gokhan Inler says his client is extremely happy at the club, saying he has become a ‘Turkish-Neapolitan.’
Gonzalo Higuain will be fit for Saturday’s Coppa Italia final, it has been claimed in the Italian Press.
Sad news for fans of Sampdoria and all of football, as legendary Coach Vujadin Boskov has died.
Tests have confirmed Gonzalo Higuain suffered heavy bruising to the tibia, but no serious damage.
Pepe Reina is enjoying Napoli and has faith Gonzalo Higuain will play the Coppa Italia Final, but “I have to go back to Liverpool.”
Argentina manager Alejandro Sabella is due in Italy to view several players ahead of the World Cup, but not Carlos Tevez.
Walter Mazzarri felt Inter would’ve beaten Napoli if they had taken some of their many first half chances.
Rafa Benitez felt Napoli “played to win” against Inter, but has to wait for news on Gonzalo Higuain’s injury.
There are concerns for Gonzalo Higuain after he was stretchered off in tears during Napoli’s 0-0 draw at Inter.
Gokhan Inler regrets hitting the post against Inter and trusts Napoli are ready for the Coppa Italia Final.
Inter and Napoli wasted numerous chances, forcing saves and hitting the woodwork, in a 0-0 draw that had Gonzalo Higuain stretchered off.
Vincenzo Montella hailed Juan Cuadrado, but “it’s a shame we won’t have him for the Coppa Italia Final.”
Inter President Erick Thohir confirmed “a commitment to Walter Mazzarri for several years, but at the same time we need results.”
Hernanes starts for Inter against Napoli tonight and believes “these are two of the best teams in Italy.”