NAPOLI NEWS

Everton coach Carlo Ancelotti awaits the directions from the Premier League but claims ‘today’s players can physically recover in 15 days’.
Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain might leave this summer and a report in Argentina claims River Plate dream of a reunion with their former hero.
Agent Alvaro Torres has revealed that Real Madrid are interested in Napoli star Fabian Ruiz, who turns 24 today, and has claimed the midfielder will ‘mark an era’.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly ended their contact with Inter regarding loanee Mauro Icardi, who allegedly announced his intentions of a return to Italy.
There are discussions for a ‘solidarity fund’ created from docking the wages of some Serie A and B players to help cover salaries of Serie C squads.
Plans are taking shape for how to get Serie A going again in May or June, with blanket coronavirus tests for squads, quarantine periods for those coming from abroad and structured training.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli explains why Amir Rrahmani of Hellas Verona is the ideal defender for Gennaro Gattuso. “He can man-mark and play out from the back.”
The number of deaths in Italy from coronavirus remains relatively stable, with 760 over the last 24 hours, reaching 13,915 in total.
Players’ Association President Damiano Tommasi insists cutting wages is “not a priority” right now, but rather a protocol for returning to duty and dealing with contracts if the season goes beyond June 30.
Edinson Cavani’s agent confirmed interest from Flamengo, Palmeiras, Internacional and Boca Juniors, while leaving the door open for Napoli. “Anything can happen.”
Minister for Sport Vincenzo Spadafora announced there is “an extraordinary plan for sport to resume from May,” as Italy eye an easing of lockdown measures due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Napoli sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli has revealed that Inter loanee Mauro Icardi is ‘far beyond our financial reach’.
Milan loanee Pepe Reina revealed that he ‘lost oxygen for 25 minutes’ after contracting coronavirus and claimed he “never had as much fun” as with Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli.
Napoli are reportedly intensifying their pursuit of Fiorentina captain German Pezzella for next season.
A new Government decree in Italy has banned training in sporting facilities for professionals until at least April 13 due to the coronavirus lockdown, effectively ending the debate between clubs.
A leading epidemiologist running one of Italy’s coronavirus taskforces warns it is “difficult” to see sport resume in Italy before the summer, although self-isolation prevented “tens of thousands more deaths.”
Fiorentina director Giancarlo Antognoni admits Federico Chiesa and Gaetano Castrovilli have received “many offers, but Rocco Commisso won’t sell.”
UEFA have announced an easing of the Financial Fair Play rules during the “current exceptional circumstances” of the coronavirus shutdown.
FIGC President Gabriele Gravina has confirmed that “the idea is to restart Serie A on May 20 or early June. Scrapping the season would be a grave injustice.”
Serie A clubs spent almost €200m on agent fees throughout 2019, with Juventus leading the way on €44.3m.