NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli are reportedly interested in Udinese’s Samir, as Faouzi Ghoulam is likely to leave in the summer.
The Easter Weekend meant there was a bumper day of Serie A football on Saturday, and Week 32 may well come to be remembered as a crucial day.
With Roma only drawing, Napoli’s win over Udinese brings them within two points of second place, as Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 32.
Aurelio De Laurentiis insists Napoli are “getting closer to the Scudetto, one step at a time,” and now target Roma in second place.
Marek Hamsik can’t wait to beat Diego Maradona’s record and believes Napoli “play the most beautiful football in Europe.”
Dries Mertens is reportedly closer to a contract renewal with Napoli, but it would include a relatively low release clause.
Maurizio Sarri saw an increased maturity and patience from Napoli as they picked Udinese apart 3-0, but warned Roma remain in front.
Gigi Del Neri rued an “error of positioning” that allowed Napoli to break through against a well-drilled Udinese.
Jose Callejon thanked the Napoli fans for “making me feel at home” and is confident they can catch Roma in second place.
Udinese managed to frustrate Napoli for 48 minutes, but eventually capitulated 3-0 as the gap from second-placed Roma closed to two points.
Mario Balotelli told fans via social media that Silvio Berlusconi didn’t want him at Milan, but he “would go” to Napoli.
Cyril Thereau fears Udinese’s “perfect performance might not be enough” to beat Napoli, “who play the best football in Italy.”
Allan is determined to see off his former club this evening as Napoli host Udinese, but warned his teammates to ignore Roma.
Napoli have consolidated third place and now need to pile the pressure on Roma in second, but host Duvan Zapata’s Udinese.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s 10 Serie A games, from the Milan Derby through Roma-Atalanta, Pescara-Juventus, Fiorentina-Empoli and Genoa-Lazio to Napoli-Udinese.
According to multiple reports, Lorenzo Insigne is very close to a new five-year Napoli contract with no release clause or image rights.
Maurizio Zamparini “almost cried” seeing Paulo Dybala score for Juventus against Barcelona and advised Napoli to sign Palermo’s Ilija Nestorovski.
Simone Inzaghi warns “Genoa will find a Lazio ready to redeem ourselves” after the defeat to Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri says Napoli “aren’t lacking a thing”, but admits “there’s something missing compared to the best”.
There are reports Inter will try to anticipate Manchester United with a swoop for unsettled Napoli forward Dries Mertens.