NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli publicly apologised to Kevin Malcuit’s girlfriend after she complained that Neapolitans had been “racist and disgusting” towards her.
Despite Spanish reports Inter had agreed to meet Manchester United’s €80m valuation for Romelu Lukaku, Italian media insist there has been no new offer.
Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo confirmed they are interested in Napoli target James Rodriguez, but “we’re not in contact with Real Madrid.”
Torino have competition from Sampdoria in the race for Napoli forward Simone Verdi, but they must pay €25m.
Aurelio De Laurentiis confirmed Eljif Elmas will join Napoli this week, he wants a striker and warned fans to “prepare for an incandescent August.”
Roberto Inglese has officially joined Parma on loan with obligation to buy at the end of the season from Napoli.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis complained “why can Bayern Munich take James Rodriguez on loan and we can’t? We could get Nicolas Pepe or someone else.”
Jordan Veretout is on the verge of joining Roma for €17m plus €2m in bonuses, as the Fiorentina man also agreed personal terms at €2.7m per year.
Cagliari have reportedly jumped ahead of Eintracht Frankfurt for Napoli midfielder Marko Rog.
Neither Juventus nor Napoli will be signing Kieran Trippier as it is claimed the Tottenham Hotspur right-back is joining Atletico Madrid.
Napoli have reportedly rejected a bid of €21m plus bonuses from Torino for winger Simone Verdi.
Dries Mertens warned Napoli “have a strong squad, but if we want to win something, we need to buy in order to raise the level. I’d like to stay for many more years.”
Lorenzo Insigne hopes to see out his career at hometown club Napoli and confirms his belief Maurizio Sarri joining Juventus was “a betrayal.”
Kostas Manolas had “no doubts” that joining Napoli was the right decision, but was enigmatic on his Roma departure. “It’s personal.”
Marko Rog is reportedly close to a €20m move to Eintracht Frankfurt, which would free up Napoli to purchase Eljif Elmas from Fenerbahce.
Jordan Veretout is finally close to a Roma transfer after edging closer to Fiorentina’s €20m demands, leaving Milan behind, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Multiple reports now suggest James Rodriguez and Real Madrid are leaning towards Atletico Madrid, as Napoli won’t buy him outright.
Piotr Zielinski welcomes Kostas Manolas and James Rodriguez to Napoli, but admits he must learn from the defender to show more “grit.”
Parma are reportedly on the verge of signing Atalanta striker Andreas Cornelius after his loan spell at Girondins de Bordeaux.
Roberto Inglese is heading back to Parma, on a €2m loan with obligation to buy for €18m plus bonuses, after failing to get a game for Napoli.