Gennaro Gattuso announced that the Napoli squad had decided to go into a training retreat last night, but it has already been cut short.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis reportedly wishes he could sack Gennaro Gattuso and recall Carlo Ancelotti, who has a new job at Everton.
Napoli are going into a training retreat ahead of their games with Lazio and Juventus. “The squad made the decision,” said Gennaro Gattuso.
Gennaro Gattuso apologised to Napoli fans for an “embarrassing” 2-0 home defeat to Fiorentina. “We hit rock bottom and need to find out what is happening.”
Beppe Iachini believes Fiorentina “are on the right track, but have real margin for improvement” after their 2-0 win away to Napoli.
Federico Chiesa praised new Fiorentina coach Beppe Iachini after their 2-0 victory away to Napoli. “We immediately understood what we wanted to do.”
Federico Chiesa and Dusan Vlahovic scored spectacular goals to confirm Fiorentina are back in business, but Napoli suffered a third consecutive Serie A defeat.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s three Serie A games, Lazio-Sampdoria, Sassuolo-Torino and Napoli-Fiorentina.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli said Stanislav Lobotka and Diego Demme “are players we needed for the 4-3-3, but we must show patience.”
Napoli have to reshuffle their defence again, with Lorenzo Insigne leading the attack, as Fiorentina start Patrick Cutrone with Federico Chiesa.
Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso warned he is “not an uncle from America that came here to be taken advantage of. I need to have control.”
Napoli will hope to gain their first league victory for three months as they face Fiorentina, but new signings Diego Demme and Stanislav Lobotka aren’t expected to start.
Lecce are ready to sign both Afriyie Acquah from Malatyaspor and Genoa midfielder Riccardo Saponara, via Fiorentina, claim reports.
Napoli have new signings Stanislav Lobotka and Diego Demme in the squad to face Fiorentina on Saturday, but Dries Mertens, Kalidou Koulibaly and Nikola Maksimovic are out.
The changes to the Serie A fixture list have been announced from Week 23 to 30, including Inter-Milan, Lazio-Inter, Juventus-Inter, Milan-Roma, Napoli-Roma and the Turin Derby.
Fiorentina boss Beppe Iachini isn’t looking for alibis when his side face Napoli tomorrow. “We won against Atalanta with the same recovery time.”
Fiorentina striker Pedro has landed in Brazil ahead of his move to Flamengo.
Fabrizio Pasqua will officiate Napoli-Fiorentina this weekend, while Piero Giacomelli is assigned to Lecce-Inter and Marco Di Bello has Juventus-Parma.
Bryan Dabo claimed his last months at Fiorentina was “horrible” but is determined to “focus on saving” SPAL from relegation.
Patrick Cutrone said it “was a great feeling” to score on his full debut for Fiorentina and revealed he was “delighted” with the move to Artemio Franchi.