NAPOLI NEWS

Maurizio Sarri risks sitting a year out, as it’s reported Chelsea have not offered to buy him out of his Napoli contract and the clause expires on Thursday.
Dries Mertens reveals Carlo Ancelotti was “very convincing” on why he should remain at Napoli, but the Belgian is still confused by Maurizio Sarri’s exit.
Maurizio Sarri will not be the next Zenit St Petersburg boss after former midfielder Sergey Semak was named Roberto Mancini’s successor.
Marek Hamsik has hinted that he will stay at Napoli this summer. “It would be a great honour to play for a Coach like Carlo Ancelotti.”
Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis claims ‘when Carlo Ancelotti asked me for some players and I said ‘no’, he didn’t keep insisting like Antonio Conte’.
Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis has warned Marek Hamsik that he will not let the midfielder move to China cheaply. “I don’t do discounts for anyone.”
Sporting CP’s new sporting director has confirmed that goalkeeper Rui Patricio is on his way to Napoli.
Former Milan general manager Ariedo Braida has revealed that he advised Carlo Ancelotti to take the Napoli job.
Napoli are reportedly pushing ahead with their plans to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot and Real Betis’ Fabian Ruiz.
Matteo Politano concedes he “could’ve done better” on his senior Italy debut, but has not made any decision yet on his club future.
Join us for the build-up and action to Roberto Mancini’s debut on the Italy bench, a friendly against Saudi Arabia.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola “would love to see Maurizio Sarri in the Premier League, as his teams are a real joy to watch.”
Mino Raiola hinted Mario Balotelli could join Roma or Napoli, but “anyone with an ambitious project can get a real bargain.”
Sassuolo winger Matteo Politano would gladly go to “any big club,” said his agent, after interest from Napoli, Roma and Inter.
Rumoured Inter and Napoli target Sime Vrsaljko says he’ll be staying with Atletico Madrid as “they clearly showed they have faith in me”.
Sporting CP’s general manager confirms “a negotiation is underway” with Napoli for goalkeeper Rui Patricio.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola calls former Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri “one of the absolute best”.
Juventus vice-President Pavel Nedved shrugs off criticism of the club - “it’s been like this for 100 years”.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne has “always been eager” to work with Carlo Ancelotti, and has already spoken to the new Coach on the phone.
Zorya Luhansk’s director general confirms Inter and Napoli want Andriy Lunin, but negotiations with the latter are “more advanced”.