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Saturday September 14 2019
ADL: 'Why I didn't get on with Sarri'

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis said he “didn’t get along with Maurizio Sarri because of squad rotation” and Carlo Ancelotti has “more experience.”

The patron has launched a series of snide remarks in Sarri’s direction since replacing him with Ancelotti in the summer of 2018.

After his time at Chelsea, winning the Europa League and finishing third in the Premier League, Sarri is back in Serie A with Napoli’s arch-rivals Juventus.

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Friday September 13 2019
ADL: 'Napoli fans must support team'

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis urged fans to “always support the team, not just in four or five fundamental games” amid debate over season ticket sales.

The patron spoke to Sky Sport Italia after an inspection of the newly revamped Stadio San Paolo, which had all its seats replaced by blue and white ones to create a sea wave effect, plus new floodlights, maxi-screen, security system and dressing rooms.

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Friday September 13 2019
Napoli inspect new dressing rooms

The Stadio San Paolo dressing room saga finally seems to be over with Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis inspecting the work done.

The row erupted on Wednesday when Carlo Ancelotti released a statement via the official club website slamming the local council for failing to complete the refurbishment on time.

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Friday September 13 2019
Koulibaly: Napoli will win Serie A

Kalidou Koulibaly has insisted that Napoli will finally end their wait for the Scudetto this season. “The defeat in Turin left no trace.”

Koulibaly’s last-gasp own goal saw Juventus beat Napoli 4-3 before the international break, but the defender made it clear his side had drained the disappointment out of their system.

“Naples doesn’t put up with you, it loves you,” he continued to Corriere dello Sport.

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Thursday September 12 2019
ADL: Complaining for 15 years!

Napoli patron Aurelio De Laurentiis admits he is not surprised by Carlo Ancelotti’s San Paolo fury. “I’ve been making these complaints for 15 years.”

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Wednesday September 11 2019
'Milik-Llorente better than Icardi!'

Aurelio De Laurentiis believes Napoli are better off with Arkadiusz Milik and Fernando Llorente over Mauro Icardi, who has it ‘easier’ at Paris Saint-Germain.

Napoli are expected to vie for the Scudetto with Juventus and Inter this season, but De Laurentiis revealed he tried to take Antonio Conte before Carlo Ancelotti.

“I can’t talk about the other teams because it’s too early to assess their strengths,” he told Corriere dello Sport.

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Tuesday September 10 2019
ADL & Gazidis on UEFA committee

Aurelio De Laurentiis and Ivan Gazidis have elected as European Club Association (ECA) representatives on the UEFA Club Competitions Committee.

De Laurentiis is already the chairman of the Marketing and Communication Working Group at the ECA, and his influence has now been extended to UEFA.

The Napoli President is joined by Milan CEO Gazidis, who remains with the ECA and UEFA after he lost executive roles with both organisations.

As per UEFA’s official website, the Club Competitions Committee following the following activities:

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Tuesday September 10 2019
ADL: Napoli must be 'angry'

Aurelio De Laurentiis claims Carlo Ancelotti did not have to play Napoli’s big names against Juventus and wants his players to be ‘very angry’.

Napoli thrashed European champions Liverpool 3-0 in a preseason friendly but lost 4-3 to Serie A rivals Juve before the international break.

“Sometimes it’s not necessary to respect hierarchies within a team,” De Laurentiis told Sky Sport Italia.

“Those who arrived late must leave room for those who completed preseason.

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Monday September 9 2019
Napoli and Inter seek ECA role

Napoli and Inter are battling for a spot at the table in the executive board of the ECA, currently chaired by Juventus chief Andrea Agnelli.

The European Club Association was formed in 2008 and acts as a committee of continental clubs helping to steer the direction of the sport.

According to several Italian newspapers, Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis and Inter chairman Steven Zhang are both trying to get elected to the Executive Board tomorrow.

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Saturday August 31 2019
Ancelotti: 'ADL respects my work'

Carlo Ancelotti insists Aurelio De Laurentiis “is one of the few Presidents who respects my work” at Napoli and doesn’t dictate picks.

The former Milan, Chelsea, PSG, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich boss has worked at the highest level and is enjoying this latest experience at the Stadio San Paolo.

“De Laurentiis is one of the few Presidents who respects my work,” Ancelotti told Sky Sport Italia.

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