Rick Karsdorp could reportedly be called up to the Roma squad for the first time for this weekend’s Napoli game.
Napoli midfielder Allan says Juventus are still Scudetto favourites - “their record speaks for itself”.
Dries Mertens says Maurizio Sarri’s football is “tailor-made for me” and professes his love for the city of Naples.
Dries Mertens says Napoli being top of Serie A is “not a surprise” as “this year we started out to win the Scudetto”.
Antonio Di Natale names Lorenzo Insigne as his heir - “he’s playing as a top player and he’s started scoring”.
Diego Perotti claims “Napoli are stronger than Juventus” right now, but Roma can still “hurt them” and he’s relishing Eusebio Di Francesco’s tactics.
Raul Albiol believes Napoli can achieve “the dream of the entire city” to win the Scudetto, but Manchester City are “the form side in Europe.”
Roma have an injury crisis going into Saturday’s clash with Napoli, as Kevin Strootman might also be left out of the squad.
Juventus defender Daniele Rugani believes “our rivals for the Scudetto are Napoli and Roma, with Inter and Milan slightly behind.”
Lazio midfielder Lucas Leiva believes “it’ll be harder now” for Saturday’s opponents Juventus to win Serie A.
Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini admits the visit of Napoli is crucial, as “it’s a direct clash for the top places”.
Emanuele Giaccherini says winning the Scudetto at Napoli would be even sweeter as “Juventus are used to it”.
Paolo Tagliavento has been announced as the referee for Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina between Inter and Milan.
Napoli could go back in for Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa next summer, with reports they’re willing to pay around €40m.
Dries Mertens doesn’t want to be compared to Napoli legend Diego Maradona - “he’s a legend and made football history”.
Kalidou Koulibaly describes Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri as “a genius”, marvelling “he sees things others don’t see”.
Marco Parolo says Lazio are “curious” to test their strength against Juventus on Saturday.
World Cup winner Ciccio Graziani “would always choose Edin Dzeko rather than Dries Mertens” ahead of the Roma-Napoli showdown.
Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic is on the radar of Inter and Arsenal after struggling for playing time at the Stadio San Paolo.
Valencia have again been linked with an attempt to bring Napoli defender Raul Albiol back to the Mestalla.