TORINO NEWS

Torino defender Cristian Ansaldi will undergo surgery to correct another sports hernia on Monday.
Marek Hamsik celebrates matching Diego Armando Maradona’s Napoli goal-scoring record, but “that’s the only thing we have in common.”
Maurizio Sarri was always confident Napoli and Marek Hamsik would repay him for his patience after surpassing Inter for the top spot.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, Inter-Udinese, Torino-Napoli and Roma-Cagliari.
Sinisa Mihajlovic admits Torino defending wasn’t up to par in the 3-1 home defeat, “but when Napoli play like that, they are difficult to contain.”
Marek Hamsik was happier with Napoli’s victory over Torino than matching Diego Maradona’s record. “It’s nice to know.”
Napoli have recaptured the top of the Serie A table with a commanding 3-1 victory away to Torino, including Marek Hamsik’s record-breaking goal.
Marek Hamsik has equalled Diego Armando Maradona’s all-time record of 115 goals in the Napoli jersey.
Andrea Belotti assured he has rediscovered his fitness and “the goals will come as a consequence” for Torino against Napoli.
Napoli have an excellent opportunity to take the Serie A leadership after Inter’s defeat, but Lorenzo Insigne is not risked against Torino.
Simone Inzaghi trusts Felipe Caicedo will fill in admirably for Ciro Immobile against Atalanta, but Lazio “must put all the controversy behind us.”
Adem Ljajic could be heading to Napoli in an exchange of loans with Emanuele Giaccherini or Arkadiusz Milik after another Torino row.
Christmas is approaching, in what is usually a quiet period for Serie A. Yet with the winter break not until January 6, the Scudetto race is as hot as ever.
Sinisa Mihajlovic says Torino’s win at Lazio “uncorked us like a bottle of champagne” but warns Napoli are only “in a blip” ahead of their visit.
Lorenzo Insigne is back in the Napoli squad for tomorrow’s match with Torino, but Nikola Maksimovic is out.
Ciro Immobile urges Lazio to “stay on the same track” after their 4-1 Coppa Italia victory against Cittadella.
Lorenzo Insigne is back in training with Napoli and could be called up for Saturday’s Serie A match with Torino.
Napoli midfielder Amadou Diawara says it’s “fundamental” to take all three points against Torino on Saturday.
Piero Giacomelli hasn’t been given a Serie A game this weekend, after his controversial refereeing in the Lazio-Torino game on Monday.
Newcastle United are reportedly interested in Torino’s Afriyie Acquah, and could send Aleksandar Mitrovic in exchange.