Reports in the Italian Press this morning suggest that Gonzalo Higuain will be rested for this evening’s game against Catania.
Napoli go to Sicily this evening to face the Elefanti, looking for the three points that could solidify their third place in the table.
However, several outlets including Calcio News, claim that they will do so without the Argentine striker, who will be given a rest ahead of the weekend.
The Partenopei host Juventus on Sunday, and Rafa Benitez is apparently willing to let the former Real Madrid take a break before that vital match.
Higuain was benched in February when Napoli went to Atalanta, and eventually ended up losing 3-0.
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