With reports growing of Chelsea interest, Napoli are set to meet Coach Maurizio Sarri with a new contract proposal removing the release clause.
Benevento Coach Roberto De Zerbi admits even he was ‘surprised’ by the signing of Bacary Sagna.
Rolando Maran is “evaluating” whether to throw Emanuele Giaccherini in from the start as Chievo visit Atalanta.
Adam Ounas misses out on the Benevento trip, but Zinedine Machach gets his first Napoli call-up.
Gian Piero Gasperini has an injury crisis when Atalanta take on Chievo, missing Papu Gomez, Mattia Caldara and possibly Josip Ilicic.
Sassuolo Coach Beppe Iachini “breathed a sigh of relief” when Matteo Politano’s move to Napoli fell through and prepares to face Juventus.
Massimiliano Allegri confessed Juventus are forced to start Federico Bernardeschi against Sassuolo amid an injury crisis, as Douglas Costa misses out.
Benevento President Oreste Vigorito welcomes Bacary Sagna and admits their fight for safety is “like breaking into a fort armed with water pistols.”
Aurelio De Laurentiis gave the background to Napoli’s failed bids for Matteo Politano, Simone Verdi and Gerard Deulofeu, plus Amin Younes guarantees.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis suggests Juventus benefit from belonging to “the most powerful family in Italy” and the Scudetto will be decided by refereeing errors.
Emanuele Giaccherini explains his decision to leave Napoli for Chievo on loan. “I feel as excited as on the day of my Serie A debut.”
Chelsea have chosen Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri as the ideal heir to Antonio Conte and are ready to pay his €8m release clause, it’s reported.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms he “offered €60m” for Mauro Icardi and the Inter striker “would score 40 goals under Maurizio Sarri.”
Radja Nainggolan sees Luciano Spalletti and Eusebio Di Francesco lead Roma with very different attitudes and has his say on the Scudetto race.
Emanuele Giaccherini believes Napoli have the right mentality to win the Scudetto. “I had the same feeling when I was at Juventus.”
Ajax lawyers are working to tear up the contract that Amin Younes signed with Napoli for July 2018, according to reports.
Napoli’s Aurelio De Laurentiis is relieved that he did not “throw money away” for Matteo Politano as the Sassuolo winger “isn’t as good as Simone Verdi”.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has given Napoli’s transfer campaign a ‘10’ and will ‘gladly’ remove any release clause from Maurizio Sarri’s contract.
Aurelio De Laurentiis has hit out at Bologna attacker Simone Verdi for the ‘disappointing’ way he rejected Napoli last month.
Everton boss Sam Allardyce suggests Davy Klaassen should have accepted Napoli’s demands for all of his image rights if it meant “playing football.”