NAPOLI NEWS

It’s reported Milan benchwarmer Giampaolo Pazzini is a target for Rafa Benitez at Napoli next season.
Barcelona and Napoli are reportedly close to agreeing a deal for Javier Mascherano, but the player is apparently reluctant to accept the move.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens is in Belgium’s preliminary World Cup squad, but Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan is only a stand-by.
Ottmar Hitzfeld has named his 23-man Switzerland squad for the World Cup and included five Serie A-based players.
It has been confirmed that Napoli’s Marek Hamsik has suffered an ankle injury and will miss this weekend’s match with Verona.
Napoli’s Giandomenico Mesto was thrilled by his side’s performance yesterday as they swept aside Sampdoria 5-2.
Tottenham will make an approach for Napoli boss Rafa Benitez, reports in England and Italy have suggested.
Napoli target Javier Mascherano has claimed that next weekend’s title decider with Atletico Madrid could be his last for Barcelona.
In the week the great Javier Zanetti played his last game at San Siro, Dave Taylor names him and another 10 supporting acts in his best XI from Round 37.
Lorenzo Insigne has admitted he is holding out for a place in Italy’s provisional World Cup squad: “I hope to win the full confidence of Cesare Prandelli.”
Rafa Benitez has outlined the desire for Napoli next year to have a ‘strong and competitive’ squad ‘both domestically and in Europe’.
Sinisa Mihajlovic won't be drawn on his future, while Rafa Benitez is targeting triple figures for Napoli.
Livorno, Catania and Bologna are all relegated, while a Torino-Parma dramatic draw leaves sixth place up for grabs.
Christian Maggio makes his comeback after three months as a revamped Napoli visit Sampdoria.
There is tension ahead of Roma-Juventus, as it’s rumoured Napoli fans could try to take revenge, while Giallorossi ultras investigate the shooter.
Inter director Piero Ausilio commented on Javier Zanetti, Mauro Icardi, Walter Samuel and confirmed Valon Behrami interest.
Rafa Benitez admits he wants to win at Napoli, but “it can seem like a duty. That’s not written in my contract.”
Napoli are without Gonzalo Higuain for tomorrow’s game with Sampdoria, but Juan Zuniga returns.
Henrique’s agent has backed his client to be a success at this summer’s World Cup after being called up by Brazil.
Forbes released their list of the most valuable football clubs in the world with five Italians in the top 20.