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Thursday October 22 2015
Higuain: ‘Napoli can win Europa League’

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain is targeting trophies this year - “we can win the Europa League.”

The Partenopei are on a four-match winning streak in all competitions, and sit just three points from the summit of Serie A.

Maurizio Sarri’s side face Midtjylland in the Europa League this evening, and the Argentinian international believes the Vesuviani can go far in the competition.

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Wednesday October 21 2015
Cavani: ‘Napoli? Why not…’

Edinson Cavani tips Napoli for the Scudetto, and doesn’t rule out returning one day.

The striker left the Partenopei in 2013 to join Paris Saint-Germain, but retains a strong bond with his former club.

“Would I go back to Italy?” Cavani considered, speaking to Corriere del Mezzogiorno.

“Sure. For us players the future is unpredictable, I’d go back to where I had three fantastics seasons which allowed me to come to Paris.

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Monday October 19 2015
Lippi: ‘Napoli can win Scudetto

Marcello Lippi believes Napoli are Scudetto contenders, and discusses the Derby d’Italia.

The Partenopei continued their fine recent form this weekend with a win over table-toppers Fiorentina, leaving them just three points behind the Viola.

“Napoli have confirmed their technical strength up-front,” the former Vesuviani Coach told Gr Parlamento.

“They have extraordinary players like [Gonzalo] Higuain and [Lorenzo] Insigne, and they’re performing very well.

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Monday October 19 2015
Serie A Team of Week 8

With Sassuolo sneaking up on a Champions League place, Dave Taylor selects his top XI from Week 8.

Stefano Sorrentino [Palermo]

Always alert and unafraid to leave his line if needed, he pulled off several outstanding saves including smothering the ball at Anthony Mounier’s feet. He also finger-tipped away a stunning individual strike from Luca Rizzo before stopping Franco Brienza’s free-kick. Vigilant.

Francesco Acerbi [Sassuolo]

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Sunday October 18 2015
Higuain: 'Long way to go'

Gonzalo Higuain warned “there’s a long way to go” before Napoli can win the Scudetto, but glad they beat leaders Fiorentina.

Lorenzo Insigne and Pipita were on target around a Nikola Kalinic goal in the 2-1 victory.

“It was an important clash for the table and so we could continue the growth process,” Higuain told Sky Sport Italia.

“Fiorentina are a great team and in order to win we had to give everything. We did it and now we are happy.

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Saturday October 17 2015
Sarri: 'Fiorentina stars, not Napoli'

Maurizio Sarri insists “Fiorentina should win the Scudetto, not Napoli” and still considers Juventus the favourites.

The two form teams in Serie A kick off on Sunday at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“The reason Napoli-Fiorentina is a big game is because of the Viola. They are top of the table and it’s no fluke, as they are the only team to have controlled every match,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Saturday October 17 2015
Kalinic: 'Napoli wanted me'

Nikola Kalinic confirms “Napoli were interested in me,” but he chose Fiorentina and can’t wait to face Gonzalo Higuain.

The two sides kick off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT) on Sunday, click here for a match preview.

“In my view, Higuain is the best centre-forward in Italy right now and in Europe he’s in the top three,” Kalinic told La Nazione newspaper.

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Wednesday October 14 2015
Gonzalo: 'Enjoy the Viola moment'

Gonzalo Rodriguez wants Fiorentina to “enjoy the moment” as Serie A leaders, but won’t be satisfied with third place.

The Viola had not been on their own in top spot since 1999 and visit Napoli on Sunday afternoon, but can they win the Scudetto?

“There’s such a long way to go and we should enjoy the moment, as it doesn’t happen every day to be up there,” the defender told Sky Sport Italia.

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Friday October 9 2015
Callejon: ‘Scudetto an objective’

Jose Callejon admits “the Scudetto is an objective” for Napoli this season “but let’s take it slowly.”

The Partenopei’s recent results have led to many tipping them as potential title winners, having beaten Milan, Lazio and Juventus in recent weeks, and the Spaniard is not ruling anything out.

“The Scudetto is an objective,” Callejon acknowledged in an interview with Sky.

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Thursday October 8 2015
Hoedt: 'Marking Higuain was formative'

Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt called marking Napoli hitman Gonzalo Higuain “a formative experience.”

The Aquile were torn apart 5-0 at the Stadio San Paolo in their Serie A humiliation.

“I learned more from one match than the other six put together,” Hoedt told Dutch media while on international duty.

“Higuain is a great striker with so much experience and with him on the field anything can happen.

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