NAPOLI NEWS

Reports in Italy suggest Manolo Gabbiadini’s move from Napoli to Southampton is done, with a medical scheduled for tomorrow.
Napoli are meeting with Manolo Gabbiadini’s agent this morning, as Southampton reportedly set a deadline for the striker.
Manolo Gabbiadini is still waiting for Napoli to agree terms with Southampton, but Olympique Marseille failed in an approach too.
Maurizio Sarri discussed his career path from banker to Napoli Coach and Gonzalo Higuain’s exit. “I expected the Premier League, not Juventus.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis is holding up Manolo Gabbiadini’s move to Southampton and might scrap it entirely.
Maurizio Sarri was “disappointed by the result, but not the performance” after Napoli were held 1-1 at home by Palermo.
Diego Lopez insists the Palermo point away to Napoli on his debut “might not seem like much, but to us it’s huge.”
Palermo wing-back Andrea Rispoli feels the arrival of fourth Coach Diego Lopez helped “solidify” the side for a 1-1 draw at Napoli.
Dries Mertens admits Napoli “should’ve taken our chances” after a 1-1 draw with Palermo, although the Sicilians “sat back behind the ball.”
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.