NAPOLI NEWS

Napoli centre-back Nikola Maksimovic insists the Scudetto “is not a dream, it’s an objective”.
Alessandro Nesta admits Miami FC approached Roma legend Francesco Totti but “he has a future as a director”.
Arkadiusz Milik claims “I want it all” with Napoli next season as the striker prepares for his second campaign at the San Paolo.
Napoli have unveiled their new first choice kit for the 2017-18 season, which fans will be glad to know has rather more ‘give’ than previous versions.
Torino are believed to be close to signing Napoli striker Duvan Zapata for €19m plus bonuses.
Pepe Reina is expected to sign a new Napoli contract in the coming days, tying him down until 2019.
Jorginho says Napoli “have to think about doing well, not Juventus” ahead of the Serie A season.
Mario Rui admits he “can’t wait” to begin his Napoli career and work under Maurizio Sarri again.
Christian Vieri claims Juventus will win Serie A again next season, Inter can go back to being their old selves and that Milan lack champions.
Lorenzo Insigne described his “Scudetto dream” for Napoli and assured “we want to start strong this season, as we set some really good foundations.”
Maurizio Sarri has no intention of being a Sir Alex Ferguson managerial figure at Napoli, but “I do hope to remain for a long time. It’s not my job to ask for €100m players.”
Galatasaray are prepared to offer €3m for Napoli full-back Ivan Strinic, freed by the arrival of Mario Rui.
Bayer Leverkusen confirms “Napoli want Bernd Leno, but nothing will come of it. He is 100 per cent staying.”
Dries Mertens feels Napoli are more of a unit than “older” Juventus. “None of us wanted to leave, as it’s a pleasure working here.”
Dries Mertens heaped praise on Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri. “If I become a Coach in future, then my idea of football will be the same as Sarri’s.”
Following today’s problems and his agent’s outburst, Roma and Napoli have now agreed terms for Mario Rui.
Torino are already close to Duvan Zapata and now hold talks with Bologna for midfielder Godfred Donsah.
Mario Rui’s agent warns Roma he “will not attend pre-season training. We were told they had agreed terms with Napoli and we won’t turn back now.”
Sky Sport Italia claim problems have emerged between Napoli and Roma for full-back Mario Rui.
Torino are on the verge of signing Duvan Zapata from Napoli for €20m, including performance-related bonuses.