NAPOLI NEWS

Reports in the UK suggest Southampton are preparing an offer for Napoli winger Dries Mertens.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis published an official statement denying that Coach Maurizio Sarri could be sacked.
Napoli face the usual dilemma between Lorenzo Insigne and Dries Mertens as they host Atalanta.
Inter want Lazio's Antonio Candreva, but are prepared to target Napoli's Manolo Gabbiadini and Olympique Marseille's Florian Thauvin instead.
Roma are mathematically in the Champions League preliminary round after Inter’s 2-0 defeat to Lazio.
Vlad Chiriches is out of Napoli’s match tomorrow evening, while Atalanta have several stars missing.
Napoli are looking to extend Dries Mertens' contract until 2020, as they deny the player is looking to leave.
Manchester United are hoping to sign Napoli's star striker Gonzalo Higuain, scouted personally by Louis Van Gaal.
Sassuolo right-back Sime Vrsaljko is not just wanted by Juventus and Inter, but also Atletico Madrid, according to As.
Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, Lucas Biglia and Facundo Roncaglia are in Argentina’s Copa America preliminary squad, but no room for Inter hitman Mauro Icardi.
Telelombardia claim Juventus have agreed terms with Valencia for Andre Gomes worth €35m plus bonuses.
Dries Mertens warns he will “either renew the contract this summer or leave,” but expects great things from Napoli.
Simone Zaza looks back on his Juventus goal that knocked Napoli down and admits “I must learn to control my emotions better.”
Diego Perotti knows second place is difficult for Roma, but “if Napoli make a misstep we have to be ready”.
Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner expects Napoli, Roma, Inter and Milan to challenge for the Scudetto next year.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s agent says “major clubs” like Bayern Munich want his client, but Napoli will decide his future.
Stephan Lichtsteiner admits Juventus’ Champions League elimination “still eats at me”.
Tension between Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis and Maurizio Sarri could see the Coach leave if they finish third, say reports.
Raymond Domenech will “call to see” if Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain will play for Brittany.
Massimo Ferrero’s advisor Antonio Romei says a deal for Roberto Soriano to move from Sampdoria to Napoli ‘is dead’.