Dries Mertens concedes it was ‘tough to pull that shirt on’ when Napoli paid tribute to Diego Armando Maradona tonight.
Matteo Politano admits it was ‘really not easy’ for Napoli players to focus on the Europa League after Diego Maradona’s death.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso paid tribute to Diego Armando Maradona after the 2-0 win over Rijeka. ‘He will live forever, like all legends.’
Napoli honoured Diego Armando Maradona and got the 2-0 result they needed against Rijeka, with Hirving Lozano and an own goal forced by Matteo Politano.
Join us for the action as it happens from the Europa League, as Milan visit Lille, Roma take on CFR Cluj and Napoli pay tribute to Diego Maradona against Rijeka.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli assured the players ‘want to go out there and show Diego Maradona – who is watching – what we can do.’
Napoli legend Diego Armando Maradona suffered a cardiac arrest yesterday and died at 60 and the Neapolitans gather to pay tribute to their hero.
Napoli rotate the squad against Rijeka in the Europa League, but the night is all about remembering Diego Armando Maradona.
Diego Maradona scored the goal of the century against England to make up for the Hand of God, reveals former referee Paolo Casarin.
Paolo Maldini reveals he ‘felt ashamed and had to apologise’ to Diego Maradona after seeing clips of them together. ‘I was always late on him.’
Napoli fans send message to unite the city in a moment of tribute to Diego Maradona. ‘We'll start the biggest applause ever heard in the history of the city’.
Diego Maradona’s lawyer Matias Morla wants an investigation into the Argentine legend’s death. ‘No attention for 12 hours and the ambulance took more than half an hour to arrive’.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis paid tribute to Diego Armando Maradona. ‘I think it’s right to give the San Paolo your name’.
Watch a myriad of fans pay their tribute to Diego Armando Maradona at Casa Rosada, laying down flowers by the Pibe de Oro’s coffin.
Napoli legend Diego Maradona died on Wednesday aged 60. People in Argentina and in Naples have gathered to pay tribute to one of the best footballers of all time, surely the most important player in the history of the Azzurri who won their only two Scudettos with ‘El Pibe de Oro’.
Olympique Marseille coach Andre Villas-Boas said FIFA should ‘retire the No10 shirt from all teams in every competition’ to honour Diego Armando Maradona.
It’s uncertain if Lorenzo Insigne will lead the attack when Napoli host HNK Rijeka at the San Paolo, but Andrea Petagna seems set to start.
Napoli and Argentina legend Diego Maradona died today aged 60 after a cardiac arrest. Messages to pay tribute to one of the best footballers of all time have arrived thick and fast through social media.
Argentine forward Papu Gomez dedicated Atalanta’s 2-0 win over Liverpool in the Champions League to Diego Armando Maradona.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis revealed he has been working on a TV series about Diego Maradona’s time at the Partenopei.