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Tuesday November 21 2017
Mertens: 'Napoli proved ourselves'

Dries Mertens felt the 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk was “the moment to prove Napoli could do well in the Champions League too.”

The Partenopei crushed the Ukrainian side at the San Paolo thanks to a curling Lorenzo Insigne stunner from distance, Piotr Zielinski and the little Belgian.

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Tuesday November 21 2017
Fonseca: 'Moment of Insigne magic'

Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca insists they only fell to Napoli thanks to “a moment of genius from Lorenzo Insigne” in the 3-0 result.

“The match seemed very balanced until Insigne’s goal. The team held out well and then there was that moment of genius from Lorenzo. Up until that point, we’d had the best two chances,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Tuesday November 21 2017
Sarri: 'I can't leave out Insigne'

Maurizio Sarri confessed he “can’t” rotate Lorenzo Insigne and hopes Manchester City can help keep Napoli in the Champions League.

The Partenopei swept Shakhtar Donetsk aside 3-0 at the Stadio San Paolo tonight with goals from Lorenzo Insigne, Piotr Zielinski and Dries Mertens.

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Tuesday November 21 2017
Insigne: 'Napoli always believed'

Lorenzo Insigne insists Napoli “believed” in their Champions League chances and continue to trust in Manchester City after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0.

“We believed from the start of the game, we knew it was important to get the result and we hope all the sacrifices will have been worth it in the end,” Insigne told Mediaset Premium.

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Tuesday November 21 2017
CL: Napoli crush Shakhtar to stay alive

Lorenzo Insigne’s magical strike broke Shakhtar Donetsk’s defences and Napoli went on to a 3-0 win, which gives them hope of Champions League progress.

See how it all unfolded and give your views on the LIVEBLOG.

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Tuesday November 21 2017
Line-ups: Napoli-Shakhtar Donetsk

Napoli start Lorenzo Insigne and Christian Maggio for their must-win Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk.

It kicks off at 19.45 GMT, follow the build-up and action as it happens on the LIVEBLOG.

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Tuesday November 21 2017
Adebayor: ‘Mancini a bad Coach’

Emmanuel Adebayor says Roberto Mancini “is not a great Coach”, stating “at every club he goes to, he buys 40 players”.

The pair were together at Manchester City, where Mancio won the Premier League in 2012, but the Togolese international wasn’t impressed by the Zenit St Petersburg boss.

“The Coach, Roberto Mancini, didn’t have control over the dressing room,” Adebayor recalled.

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Sunday November 12 2017
Inter eye Mangala or Vermaelen

Inter are seeking an experienced defender on loan in January, with Manchester City’s Eliaquim Mangala and Thomas Vermaelen of Barcelona as options.

The Nerazzurri had already wanted a centre-back over the summer, but instead kept hold of Andrea Ranocchia.

Mangala was the main target then too and could well be released after making just one 19-minute appearance for Manchester City in the Premier League and two EFL Cup outings.

According to Tuttosport, the two clubs never really stopped negotiating to keep the possibility of a loan spell alive.

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Sunday November 12 2017
Man City fight Juve for Emre Can

Juventus could miss out on Emre Can, as reports suggest the Liverpool midfielder is set to join Manchester City as a free agent.

The 23-year-old Germany international’s current contract is due to expire at the end of the season and he seems to have no intention of penning an extension.

Juve have never hidden their desire to bring him in for free over the summer and could even attempt a January approach.

However, the Star on Sunday reports today that Emre Can is instead leaning towards Manchester City once his contract expires.

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Sunday November 12 2017
Marotta: 'Alves surprise, not Bonucci'

Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists Leonardo Bonucci “did not leave because of Max Allegri,” but Dani Alves was “a bolt from the blue.”

The CEO sat down with Il Giornale for a lengthy interview, in which he also touched upon the big names who left this summer.

“Dani Alves was the real surprise, that was a bolt from the blue. He made a choice that seemed to be for Manchester City, then PSG turned up.

“There was a moment where we clashed, because I wanted the professional to show respect towards Juventus.”

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