NAPOLI NEWS

Ex-Juventus Coach Marcello Lippi, has attributed their current struggles to 'changes in direction' by current boss Massimiliano Allegri.
Serie B side Avellino have announced that former Palermo man Walter Novellino has been appointed as their new Coach.
Reports suggest that Kalidou Koulibaly will remain at Napoli for the foreseeable future, despite heavy interest from other clubs.
Napoli have reportedly initiated contact with Sassuolo over forward Gregoire Defrel.
Eusebio Di Francesco laughed off Napoli injury problems as Sassuolo visit the San Paolo. “What should we say, then?”
Sassuolo President Giorgio Squinzi acknowledges they have “not achieved the results we were expecting” in Serie A and the Europa League.
Napoli have looked at all the other options, but can now make a firm January bid for West Ham United striker Simone Zaza.
Torino director Gianluca Petrachi confirmed Andrea Belotti has agreed a new contract and “official statement will be released shortly.”
Ponte Preta warn “the negotiations are not concluded” for Leandrinho’s Napoli move. “Other clubs are interested, he could go anywhere.”
There are increasing reports that Fiorentina are ready to part company with Paulo Sousa at the end of the season, with Massimo Oddo the favourite replacement.
Napoli are ready to offer €40m to poach Torino striker Andrea Belotti in January, claims the Corriere dello Sport.
Over a long Serie A weekend Milan visit Empoli with a new hitman, Juventus are in Genoa, Roma welcome Pescara, then Napoli-Sassuolo and Inter-Fiorentina.
Fiorentina have reportedly contacted Napoli over a move for 21-year-old Croatian Marko Rog.
Sassuolo are facing a midfield injury crisis after their exit from the Europa League on Thursday evening.
An intermediary for Leandrinho confirms “Ponte Preta are willing to negotiate” with Napoli over the striker.
Napoli are one step away from signing Brazilian striker Leandrinho, according to reports today.
Pepe Reina “believes blindly in this team and its potential” after Napoli drew 0-0 in the Champions League with Dynamo Kiev.
Maurizio Sarri insisted Napoli’s performance with Dynamo Kiev was “not worthy of jeers,” but above all influenced by Benfica’s 3-3 draw at Besiktas.
Piotr Zielinski feels Napoli “should’ve been more determined in front of goal” after a 0-0 Champions League draw with Dynamo Kiev.
Dynamo Kiev Coach Serhiy Rebrov was “satisfied to have played on a par” with Napoli in a goalless Champions League stalemate.