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Friday October 14 2011
Mazzarri won't rest Napoli

Walter Mazzarri has promised to a play a full strength Napoli side this weekend against Parma.

The Coach was talking ahead of a busy week for the club that sees them entertain Franco Colomba's side on Saturday evening before then hosting Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.

Focus at the start of the season has been on the number of changes made to the team from game to game, but Mazzarri has confirmed everyone fit will be available for selection this weekend.

"The turnover of players, we approach it scientifically. The game against Parma is the beginning of a new cycle and therefore we do not need to rest anyone.

"For example [Edinson] Cavani is good from the physical point of view, moreover he is particularly athletic."

Cavani was recently the victim of a burglary at his house when he was on international duty, but Mazzarri dismissed any fears that it would effect his mental state.

"The burglary? I suffered the same when at Sampdoria, it is annoying when it happens. Obviously we are close to Edi and his family."

Returning to the weekend, Mazzarri is keen that the players learn from previous games where they have been favourites before kick-off, only to then fail to win.

"The real breakthrough we need is to not underestimate any opponent, as we have seen with Fiorentina and Chievo.

"Parma have important values and that is the only thing that matters at this time. I told the players and they have understood."

Stopping Sebastian Giovinco is top of the Napoli Coach's list this weekend.

"He is a player of the highest level. We will watch him carefully and with our defenders and midfielders try to limit his space. He is the classic playmaker with great imagination, but he can now also score goals with ease."

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