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Monday December 28 2015
Higuain: 'Napoli upgrade in 2016'

Gonzalo Higuain is looking for Napoli to improve in 2016, and is 'flattered' to be considered the strongest striker in the world.

The Argentinian is dazzling with the Partenopei this year and many believe he could make the difference in their campaign for the title.

“We had a long year but on the whole it was quite positive,” he told Premium Sport. “We reached the semifinals of the Europa League and until the last match were competing for Champions League qualification.

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Thursday December 24 2015
‘No-one compares to Buffon’

Former Italy and Juventus defender Fabio Cannavaro says Gianluigi Buffon is “on a different level to everyone”.

The Bianconeri goalkeeper made his Serie A debut over 20 years ago, and also holds the record for the most Italy caps.

“Buffon? How could anyone trouble Gigi?” Cannavaro considered, speaking to Corriere dello Sport.

“Gigi is on a different level to everyone, no-one compares to him for what he’s done and what he’s continuing to do.

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Tuesday December 22 2015
Bayern Munich eye Higuain

Bayern Munich are said to be eyeing Napoli star Gonzalo Higuain if they sell Robert Lewandowski.

Carlo Ancelotti has already been appointed to take over from Pep Guardiola next season on a two-year contract.

Sport 1 in Germany claims Ancelotti has picked the Argentine as the ideal centre-forward for his squad if Lewandowski leaves for the Premier League or Real Madrid.

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Tuesday December 22 2015
ADL: ‘Sarri brings harmony’

President Aurelio De Laurentiis praises Coach Maurizio Sarri for the “harmony” he’s brought to Napoli this season.

The Vesuviani have won all their Europa League games, and currently sit just a point off the top of Serie A.

The tactician exchanged a hug with star striker Gonzalo Higuain in Sunday’s win at Atalanta, and the patron says that’s a sign of the atmosphere at the club.

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Tuesday December 22 2015
Sarri: ‘Higuain best in the world’

Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri calls Gonzalo Higuain “the best striker in the world” and lauds his “special group”.

The Argentine forward has been on fire this season, with 16 goals and two assists in his 17 Serie A games so far.

“He’s sensitive, and up until now has projected an image which isn’t in line with his character,” Sarri explained in an interview with Corriere dello Sport.

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Monday December 21 2015
Serie A Team of Week 17

After an exciting weekend where all the top teams won, except leaders Inter, Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 17.

Albano Bizzarri [Chievo]

The veteran Argentinian almost saved the day for Chievo with a number of outstanding saves. Could do little about the goals but pulled a Josip Ilicic screamer out the air and foiled Borja Valero and Mario Suarez. Dominant.

Alessandro Florenzi [Roma]

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Monday December 21 2015
Serie A provides Christmas crackers

Inter gave the chasing pack an early Christmas present, as they threw away a chance to go four points clear, while The Old Lady will not be alone this festive period as she officially joined the party writes Richard Hall.

Until Sunday night Lazio resembled the little boy that Santa forgot as they had struggled to find any sort of form in recent weeks and were also hit by a string of injuries. Inter on the other hand seemed more and more like serious title contenders and were hoping that a victory against the Aquile would see them enter the New Year four points clear of Fiorentina.

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Sunday December 20 2015
Higuain: 'Napoli can win Scudetto'

Gonzalo Higuain won’t rule Napoli out of the Scudetto race after a 3-1 win at Atalanta. “It was a very important game.”

The Partenopei had a notoriously poor record in Bergamo, not winning here in almost six years, but survived despite a Jorginho red card and missed Marek Hamsik penalty.

“Can we win the Scudetto? We hope so!” Pipita told Mediaset Premium after his 16th Serie A goals of the season.

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Sunday December 20 2015
Sarri: 'Higuain had practice'

Maurizio Sarri reveals why Gonzalo Higuain ran over to hug him after Napoli’s 3-1 victory over Atalanta.

The Partenopei missed a penalty and had Jorginho sent off, but secured their first Serie A win in Bergamo since January 2010.

“Gonzalo came to hug me because he scored a goal on a routine we tested out yesterday morning,” explained the Coach on Mediaset Premium.

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Friday December 18 2015
Lopez: ‘Higuain best in Italy’

David Lopez believes his Napoli teammate Gonzalo Higuain is “the best in Italy and one of the best in the world”.

The 28-year-old has 18 goals and two assists in his 23 appearances for the Partenopei so far this term, and Lopez sings his praises.

“He’s the best in Italy, and one of the best in the world,” the Spanish midfielder told Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli.

“When he’s in form he provides extra value for us that others don’t have.”

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