NAPOLI NEWS

Dries Mertens will reportedly receive a bonus for having decided to renew his contract with Napoli.
Reports are escalating that Dries Mertens has agreed a contract extension with Napoli to June 2021 worth €4m per year.
Sulley Ali Muntari has been suspended by the Disciplinary Commission for walking off during Cagliari-Pescara due to racist insults, but Inter and Lazio have suspended bans.
Sampdoria starlet Patrik Schick “will decide in the end” between Juventus and Napoli, said one of his representatives, “but he’ll have a great future.”
Yuto Nagatomo says he was treated like “a criminal” after his mistake against Napoli, but is “proud” to be an Inter player.
Dries Mertens is reportedly on the verge of extending his Napoli contract, with a €25m release clause.
Senad Lulic says “calmness and sacrifice” allowed Lazio to beat Roma, but doesn’t think they can finish third.
Napoli’s victory took them just one point behind Roma and the automatic Champions League race is once more ignited as Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 34.
Lorenzo Insigne’s representative insists the forward “never thought about leaving Napoli” after reflecting on the Partenopei’s “perfect” win at Inter.
Dries Mertens refused to be drawn on his Napoli future, but praised Coach Maurizio Sarri in an interview.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik revealed his 'delight' in closing the gap to Roma to just one point.
Napoli captain marek Hamsik appears to have suffered an injury against Inter, as he was pictured leaving San Siro with a bandaged right calf.
Inter struggled to get anything going against Napoli on Sunday evening, Football Italia rates the two teams.
Roberto Gagliardini concedes he has not quite fully recovered from an ankle injury and Inter “need to get out of this ugly moment.”
Lorenzo Insigne has “regrets Napoli weren’t able to challenge for the Scudetto” this season and urged Dries Mertens to renew his contract.
Maurizio Sarri explained his midfield choices as Napoli beat Inter, then complained that papers “predicted we’d be fifth and now complain we’re only third.”
Stefano Pioli felt Inter made progress in their 1-0 home defeat to Napoli and paid a heavy price for “serious errors.”
Jose Callejon said Napoli “believe in our chances of second place” after beating Inter at San Siro and hopes Dries Mertens stays.
Jose Callejon made the most of a Yuto Nagatomo howler, as Napoli conquered San Siro to send Inter further into crisis and move within a point of Roma.
Inter director Piero Ausilio said “Stefano Pioli has everything required to remain as our Coach,” but confessed to a meeting with Lele Oriali.