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Friday July 8 2011
Napoli drop Celtic, but face Barca

Napoli's planned friendly with Celtic at the Stadio San Paolo has been scrapped, but it's rumoured they'll face Barcelona instead.

The club had announced a celebratory match in August with Scottish giants Celtic, but that has now been taken off the calendar.

Instead, Uruguayan side Penarol will play at the San Paolo on August 4, then Sevilla on August 7.

There are also reports that Napoli will travel to the Nou Camp on August 22 to play for the Gamper Trophy against Champions of Europe Barcelona.

It would be an extremely prestigious match for the Partenopei, who have qualified for the Champions League group phase.

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