NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis assured he feels no “rancour” towards Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta praised Gonzalo Higuain’s “professionalism” to face Napoli despite injury and defended Alex Sandro.
Kalidou Koulibaly assured Napoli aren’t too interested in whether Gonzalo Higuain starts for Juventus, as Napoli “want to play our football.”
Juventus haven’t kept a clean sheet away to Napoli since a 0-0 draw in March 1997.
Gonzalo Higuain is passed fit to start for Juventus against his former club, as Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne lead Napoli in this Scudetto showdown.
It’s increasingly likely that Gonzalo Higuain will be fit to start tonight’s showdown with Napoli, as Juventus adopt a new 4-3-2-1 system.
Juan Jesus warns Roma “cannot get this wrong” as they host SPAL this evening. “They are a dangerous opponent with nothing to lose.”
Napoli and Juventus meet at the San Paolo tonight for the biggest game of the season so far, but the two Coaches have been locking horns for close to 15 years.
The dates and times for the Coppa Italia last-16 ties have been confirmed to start on December 12.
Bologna’s sporting director has asserted that the club will not sell wantaway forward Simone Verdi in January.
There are fears that Juventus defender Benedikt Howedes faces “a long spell out” after his latest thigh injury.
Juventus will reportedly spring a tactical surprise against Napoli on Friday by lining up in a 4-3-2-1 formation.
Lorenzo Tonelli joins Faouzi Ghoulam and Arkadiusz Milik out of Napoli’s squad for their crunch encounter with Juventus on Friday.
Juventus legend Dino Zoff has admitted that Napoli “have something extra” on his former club ahead of Friday’s Serie A showdown.
Miralem Pjanic claims “everyone’s hoping that Juventus lose” to Napoli on Friday, therefore beating them “would be even better.”
Arrigo Sacchi believes Friday’s Serie A bout between Napoli and Juventus can go some way towards alleviating the disappointment of Italy’s World Cup failure.
Gianfranco Zola says that while he does not believe Juventus are weaker this season, he hopes Napoli win Friday’s showdown at the San Paolo.
Gonzalo Higuain is increasingly likely to be risked from the start as Juventus take on his former club Napoli on Friday night.
Juventus could use Paulo Dybala as a False 9 with Douglas Costa and Juan Cuadrado against Napoli after Mario Mandzukic and Gonzalo Higuain injuries.
Danilo D’Ambrosio celebrates 100 appearances for Inter and thanks Coach Luciano Spalletti for doing “psychological work” on the team.