NAPOLI NEWS

Raffaele Cantone, the chief of the Anti-Corruption bureau, warns against a “Juventus witch-hunt” and insists there’s organised crime in all fan groups.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis reportedly irritated Lorenzo Insigne by demanding he sign a new contract minutes ahead of the Juventus clash.
Napoli face another anxious wait, as goalkeeper Pepe Reina is in doubt for Sunday’s massive clash for third place with Lazio.
Elseid Hysaj’s agent confirms “German and English interest, but we have no need to leave Napoli” next season.
Dries Mertens says he and former Napoli teammate Gonzalo Higuain “are still friends” as he wants to be considered a No 9, not a false nine.
Dries Mertens has revealed that he is loving life at Napoli but “hates” comparisons with club icon Diego Maradona.
Gonzalo Higuain’s father says the striker only left Napoli for Juventus “because of his bad relationship with Aurelio De Laurentiis”.
Napoli have been fined €35,000 after a supporter invaded the pitch in their Coppa Italia win over Juventus.
Lazio medical staff are “optimistic on a rapid recovery” for Lucas Biglia to face Napoli on Sunday, but Stefan de Vrij is in doubt and Federico Marchetti needs surgery.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s agent says Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis “is the only one who can open the door” to a transfer.
Massimiliano Irrati will referee Lazio-Napoli, as the officials are announced for Week 31 of Serie A.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik aims for second place “to be sure of participating in the Champions League”.
Gonzalo Higuain is reportedly taking Napoli to a tribunal in a dispute over €600,000 in image rights.
Pepe Reina believes Napoli played well in both Juventus games, and now targets Champions League qualification.
Juventus midfielder Tomas Rincón believes “the treble is possible” but is taking things “one step at a time”.
Gonzalo Higuain’s brother insulted Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis via Twitter. “How much I enjoy seeing your face every time my brother scores.”
Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli “can not only challenge Juventus, but beat them, as the quality gap is closing” after a 3-2 victory failed to find a Coppa Italia Final spot.
Max Allegri was “not worried” by the 3-2 defeat to Napoli, as Juventus reach the Coppa Italia Final. “This is a top level club and there are few better.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis praised Coach Maurizio Sarri for not resorting to “Catenaccio tactics” against Juventus.
Andrea Barzagli felt Juventus deserved to reach the Coppa Italia Final, although “we know you will always suffer away to Napoli.”