Agent: ‘Jorginho closer to Brazil’
Jorginho’s agent confirms the Napoli man is “closer to Brazil than Italy” as Giampiero Ventura “has never given him the opportunity”.
Higuain left out by Argentina again
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has once again been left out of the Argentina squad, but Roma’s Diego Perotti is included.
Irrati to ref Genoa derby
Massimiliano Irrati has been announced as the referee for the Derby della Lanterna between Genoa and Sampdoria.
Official: Eder renews with Inter
Inter have officially confirmed that Eder has renewed his contract until 2021.
Falque: ‘Roma a missed opportunity’
Torino winger Iago Falque admits he sees his time at Roma as “a missed opportunity”.
Milan give Montella two games?
The coming international break could see Milan sack Vincenzo Montella, if he doesn’t pick up positive results in the next two games.
Ghoulam: ‘I feel fine’
Faouzi Ghoulam says his mood is “good, fine” after it was confirmed the Napoli man has ruptured his cruciate ligament.
Immobile out of Lazio squad
As expected, Ciro Immobile has been left out of the Lazio squad for tonight’s match with Nice.
Official: Ghoulam out with ACL injury
Napoli have officially confirmed that Faouzi Ghoulam suffered “a total rupture of his right anterior cruciate ligament”.
Carraro: ‘Rossi deserves credit’
Franco Carraro slightly walks back his Calciopoli comments, but says “it was a mistake” to award Inter the 2006 Scudetto.
Reports: Ghoulam tears ACL
Multiple reports suggest today’s visit to Villa Stuart confirmed that Napoli’s Faouzi Ghoulam has ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament.
Berlusconi: ‘Disappointed by Milan’
Silvio Berlusconi is quoted as being “very disappointed” by the new Milan ownership as “new sponsors were planned which never arrived”.
Jorginho: ‘Napoli can still go through’
Napoli midfielder Jorginho insists “there are still hopes to go through” in the Champions League, despite the loss to Manchester City.
‘Juric? Results are important…’
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi is “convinced Ivan Juric is a great Coach” but “results count…”
Ghoulam to have knee tests
Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam will be examined by professor Pierpaolo Mariani to determine the severity of his knee injury.
Pjanic: ‘Juventus can beat Barcelona’
Miralem Pjanic declares Juventus “have already beaten Barcelona at home, and we can do it again”.
Quagliarella: ‘End career at Sampdoria’
Fabio Quagliarella says he’d be happy to end his career with Sampdoria, and plans to play “up to 38, maybe even later”.
Inzaghi: ‘Lazio-Milan in EL final!’
Filippo Inzaghi says his “dream” is for both Milan and Lazio to reach the Europa League final.
Del Piero: ‘When I joined Juventus…’
Alessandro Del Piero recalls his “total euphoria” after joining Juventus, and reveals Giampiero Boniperti told him “cut your hair”.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines in English from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Guardiola tries to join Napoli!
Manchester City Coach Pep Guardiola said he was “in love” with Napoli, which might explain why he got on their team bus after the game.
Guardiola: 'Wow, Napoli!'
Pep Guardiola assured Manchester City will try to beat Shakhtar Donetsk and described how he felt watching Napoli: “Wow, how good they play!”
Aguero gifts record shirt
Sergio Aguero revealed he will give his record-breaking Manchester City shirt to his son – the grandson of Napoli legend Diego Maradona.
Sarri: 'Ghoulam changed the game'
Maurizio Sarri concedes Napoli “were struggling to re-organise” after Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury in the 4-2 defeat to Manchester City.
Guardiola: 'Napoli massacred us'
Pep Guardiola said “beating Napoli twice is an incredible achievement” for Manchester City. “They massacred us for 20 minutes.”
Hamsik: 'Best Napoli half-hour'
Marek Hamsik said the first half-hour against Manchester City was “the best I’ve seen at Napoli, but little incidents can decide a match.”
Insigne: 'Napoli regrets with City'
Lorenzo Insigne admits Napoli felt “regret” after their 4-2 defeat to Manchester City, as “we put the best team in Europe under the cosh.”
CL: City silence unlucky Napoli
Lorenzo Insigne had opened the scoring, but Manchester City won 4-2 after Faouzi Ghoulam’s injury, so Napoli are on the verge of Champions League exit.
Suspected ACL tear for Ghoulam
There are initial reports Napoli full-back Faouzi Ghoulam has damaged the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.
Guardiola sees Napoli advantage
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects Napoli to play even better at home this evening in the Champions League.
Mertens: 'Always at home here'
Dries Mertens thanked Napoli fans after being handed a special jersey for his 200th appearance. “I have always felt at home here.”
Maggio: 'Another magic Napoli night'
Napoli full-back Christian Maggio remembers the last time they beat Manchester City here and believes it can be another “magic night.”
ADL: 'Napoli-City made to entertain'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said tonight’s Champions League showdown with Manchester City was “made to entertain the fans.”
Fenerbahce want Bajic
Udinese could loan or sell Bosnia international Riad Bajic in January, with Turkish side Fenerbahce interested.
Line-ups: Napoli-Man City
Napoli rely on their first choice XI against Manchester City, including Jorginho, Dries Mertens and Marek Hamsik, while Sergio Aguero starts.
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