NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli laid siege throughout and wasted numerous chances, but were surprisingly held by relegation strugglers Palermo on Diego Lopez’s debut.
Faouzi Ghoulam is back in the Napoli starting XI against Palermo and warns “this is a test of our maturity.”
Napoli try to continue their perfect start to 2017 by hosting Palermo, who make their debut under new Coach Diego Lopez.
Join us for the build-up and action from all eight Serie A games, including Torino-Atalanta, Sassuolo-Juventus, Sampdoria-Roma, Udinese-Milan and Napoli-Palermo.
Manolo Gabbiadini will finalise his move from Napoli to Southampton for €17m plus €3.5m bonuses, it’s reported.
Sunday could be decisive for Manolo Gabbiadini to Southampton, as Napoli seem prepared to accept €18m plus bonuses.
Napoli are without Lorenzo Tonelli, Ivan Strinic and Arkadiusz Milik for tomorrow’s match with Palermo.
Maurizio Sarri wants Napoli to “prove our mentality really has changed” with a victory over Palermo, shrugging off distractions.
Gonzalo Higuain “will stay at Juventus for a long time,” said his brother, but he “expects Napoli fans to treat him well” at the San Paolo.
Sunderland are prepared to match Southampton’s offer for Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini, according to reports in Italy.
Napoli are refusing to lower their €20m asking price for Manolo Gabbiadini, even if Southampton include a 10 per cent sell-on clause.
Southampton are reportedly closer than ever to Manolo Gabbadini, but Napoli want a sell-on clause.
Emanuele Giaccherini’s agent wants to “find a place where he can play” and reaffirms Roma interest.
Napoli midfielder Allan claims teammate Dries Mertens “is more than a champion” as Real Madrid have proved there are no “unbeatable” teams.
Diego Maradona confesses taking drugs “is the biggest mistake I’ve ever made” as the Napoli legend counts himself lucky to still be alive.
Napoli reportedly turned down two Southampton offers for Manolo Gabbiadini, but the third at €18m could clinch a deal.
Southampton have reportedly offered €5m to take Manolo Gabbiadini on loan with €15m option to buy, but Napoli turned it down.
Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent is in Milan, as Napoli talks with Southampton step up for €16m plus bonuses and sell-on fee.
Napoli fans have launched an appeal to greet Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain with a flashmob of “a single giant synchronised raspberry.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini welcomes Diego Lopez, and believes they’d have “seven or eight more points” had Davide Ballardini stayed.