NAPOLI NEWS

Lorenzo Insigne’s agent says he ‘didn’t abandon Italy’ after Antonio Conte left him out of his Azzurri squad.
Gonzalo Higuain’s agent and brother Nicolas Higuain has ruled out a departure using Article 17: “It’s not our style.”
Marcello Lippi says he was ‘struck by the impressive strength of Fiorentina’ and that ‘it’s the year of strong teams playing well.’
Coach Antonio Conte says that 'those who do not understand the value of the Azzurri shirt are inadequate and inappropriate'.
Serie A veteran Claudio Ranieri says it's unreasonable to expect Juventus Coach Max Allegri to win the Scudetto, whilst discussing Napoli, Roma and Fiorentina.
Marek Hamsik insists “Napoli dominated the game and Udinese were never dangerous” in their 1-0 victory.
Stefano Okaka, Alessio Cerci and Emanuele Giaccherini are in Italy’s squad for friendlies against Belgium and Romania.
Stefano Colantuono thought Udinese had “the right attitude” in their 1-0 defeat to Napoli.
Maurizio Sarri still won’t talk about the Scudetto, noting “my dream right now is third place” for Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain admits “my objective is to win the title with Napoli and we hope it’s the right year” after beating Udinese.
Gonzalo Higuain gave Napoli a surprisingly hard-fought 1-0 win over Udinese, their sixth win in seven Serie A rounds.
Napoli want to close on the top spots and look to Gonzalo Higuain and Lorenzo Insigne against Udinese.
Udinese Coach Stefano Colantuono said Napoli are “the best team in Serie A, but we can make life difficult for them.”
Leaders Inter visit Torino in the early game, then there’s the Rome Derby, Empoli-Juve, the Emilia-Romagna Derby and later Udinese-Napoli.
Manchester United join Arsenal and Napoli in the fight for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani.
Liverpool are challenging Juventus for Empoli star Riccardo Saponara, but any deal will benefit Milan.
Gian Piero Gasperini looks forward to Genoa facing Frosinone, as “Serie A provides a wide panorama of tactical variety.”
Antonio Di Natale is once again going to miss Udinese’s trip to his hometown club Napoli.
Napoli are reportedly after Real Madrid's Jese, but will face competition from Arsenal and Liverpool.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis says signings would ‘risk problems in the dressing room’ and assures ‘no one will leave.’