Tuesday February 12 2019
Napoli fined for ADL remark

Napoli and President Aurelio De Laurentiis have been fined a combined €20,000 for inappropriate comments about referee Paolo Mazzoleni.

De Laurentiis told Radio Kiss Kiss two days before Napoli’s 1-0 defeat to Inter in December that Mazzoleni ‘worries me. He’s always been bad against us and he also isn’t impartial.’

Consequently, the movie mogul must pay €14,000, with the Partenopei liable for €6,000.

Nonetheless, Mazzoleni’s performance at San Siro came under fire after he sent off Kalidou Koulibaly for sarcastic applause, despite the defender being racially abused.

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