Maurizio Sarri said Napoli must be “very proud of an extraordinary campaign, and we have every intention of improving it next season.”
Fiorentina boss Paulo Sousa admits Napoli “are one of the best sides I have ever faced throughout my career” after a 4-1 defeat.
Marek Hamsik celebrated Napoli setting a new record of Serie A points. “We can’t wait to start a new season so we can challenge to win silverware.”
Napoli ran riot in their final home game of the season, crushing Fiorentina 4-1 with a Dries Mertens brace, Lorenzo Insigne and Kalidou Koulibaly.
La Gazzetta dello Sport claims Max Allegri and Maurizio Sarri are also among the contenders for the Inter bench next season.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s Serie A games, as Roma visit Chievo to keep the Scudetto race alive and Napoli host Fiorentina.
Stephan El Shaarawy explained his excellent form for Roma after a brace in the 5-3 victory at Chievo. “This is a special moment for me.”
Luciano Spalletti admits Roma struggle when “the tension rises and you have it all to lose” after their comeback at Chievo. “I am in love with my players.”
Lorenzo Insigne expects “a great game” against Fiorentina and whether they finish second or third, Napoli “sent a signal we want to do something important next season.”
Napoli need a victory to keep up the pressure on Roma for second place, but host a Fiorentina side that held them to a 3-3 thriller last time.
Roma fought back twice against Chievo to eventually win 5-3 at the Bentegodi in a thriller with Stephan El Shaarawy and Mohamed Salah braces.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni has no regrets, but warns Luciano Spalletti that “Coaches do not ask clubs for guarantees. The club chooses the Coach.”
Kevin Strootman knows Roma will have “a very tough game” away to Chievo this evening. “Our objective is to secure second place.”
Napoli are reportedly close to securing goalkeeper Alessio Cragno, the Cagliari shot-stopper currently on loan at Benevento.
Roma have Edin Dzeko and Kevin Strootman back in the starting XI as they visit Chievo to keep the Scudetto race alive and consolidate second place.
Max Allegri warned Juventus “must win the Scudetto tomorrow against Crotone. This is the moment when we have to grab the bull by the horns.”
Allan and Nikola Maksimovic are out of the Napoli squad that will face Fiorentina this evening.
Gonzalo Higuain spoke of his youth, surviving meningitis and having football in the blood. “Italy is most similar to Argentina.”
In theory, Juventus could win the Scudetto today without even playing, depending on Roma and Napoli results.
Gonzalo Higuain thanked Maurizio Sarri and Napoli, but “made the right decision” to join Juventus. “We are on the verge of completing a fantastic season.”