NAPOLI NEWS

Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, as leaders Juventus visit Palermo and Napoli host third-placed Chievo.
Arkadiusz Milik is amazed by “fanatical” Napoli supporters and tries not to feel the pressure of being the most expensive ever Polish player.
Elseid Hysaj will sign a new contract with Napoli over the next couple of days, confirmed the Albania international’s agent.
It’s already another full round of Serie A action, starting with Palermo v Juventus and Napoli-Chievo today, then Joe Hart’s Torino face Roma, Inter welcome Bologna and Sassuolo host Udinese.
There are no injury concerns for Napoli as Coach Maurizio Sarri names a 23-man squad to face Chievo.
Napoli’s Emanuele Giaccherini believes Chievo will be a difficult opponent and wants to play more regularly.
The agent of Amadou Diawara says the midfielder is happy to wait for his chance in the Napoli team, although “the lad can’t wait to play”.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed that Raul Albiol has extended his contract with the club until 2020.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri joked he did his absences “at school” after Maurizio Sarri refused to attend his pre-Chievo Press conference.
Rolando Maran’s Chievo will face Napoli with “the same enthusiasm” which has lifted them to third-place.
Arkadiusz Milik calls Maurizio Sarri “special” and admits the Coach was a crucial factor in deciding to join Napoli.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and President Aurelio De Laurentiis are reportedly at loggerheads over referees.
Juventus have joined Inter and Paris Saint-Germain in targeting Benfica defender Victor Lindelof.
Coaches’ Association President Renzo Ulivieri said Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri “damaged his image” by complaining about referees.
Gigi Del Neri feels “Napoli are the only side who can compete with Juventus” for the Scudetto this season.
Napoli are already lining up a possible January swoop for Feyenoord right-back Rick Karsdorp.
Italy legend Giancarlo Antognoni believes Inter “are almost at the same level as Juventus” when it comes to individual stars.
Following the midweek games Juventus have once again climbed to the Serie A summit, as Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 5.
Enrico Preziosi shrugs off refereeing controversy in Genoa-Napoli, and “hopes” the Partenopei win the Scudetto.
Aurelio De Laurentiis says while Napoli were faced with “unfavourable decisions” at Genoa, “they are to be respected” as his club “mustn’t look for excuses”.