Wednesday February 21 2018
Mertens makes Napoli cut

Dries Mertens has made Napoli’s squad for their Europa League last-32 second leg against RB Leipzig on Thursday.

There were fears that Mertens would miss the match in Germany, but Napoli’s official website confirmed the attacker only sprained his ankle in training and was able to travel.

The Partenopei trail Leipzig 3-1 from the first leg and need to score at least three goals without conceding to reach the quarter-finals.

Napoli squad for Leipzig: Reina; Rafael, Sepe, Albiol, Mario Rui, Hysaj, Koulibaly, Maggio, Tonelli; Jorginho, Allan, Diawara, Hamsik, Rog, Zielinski; Callejon, Ounas, Insigne, Mertens

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