Saturday February 9 2019
Koulibaly: 'If you don't believe...'

Kalidou Koulibaly insists “anyone who doesn’t believe in the Scudetto should stay out of the Napoli locker room.”

The Partenopei were held to a 0-0 draw by Fiorentina at the Stadio Franchi, so if Juventus beat Sassuolo tomorrow, they’ll extend the gap at the top to 11 points.

“It’s disappointing, as Fiorentina caused us problems with their high press in the first half, but once we started passing it around well, we went clear on goal several times,” the defender told Sky Sport Italia.

“We did everything we could to get the goal, but it remains a positive point considering we lost here last season, but we didn’t allow them many chances.”

When asked about Napoli hopes of catching Juve at the top of the table, Koulibaly was emphatic.

“Anyone who doesn’t believe in the Scudetto should stay out of the locker room. As long as it is mathematically possible, I will continue to believe.

“We are very competitive and want to get closer to Juve. It’s tough, because they are strong and keep winning, but we have to continue along our path.”

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