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Thursday January 9 2020
Manolas: 'Compatible with Koulibaly'

Kostas Manolas admits Napoli are struggling and need a good result against Lazio, but finds it “laughable when people say I’m not compatible with Kalidou Koulibaly.”

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“We’ll give everything we’ve got to pick up points. It’s a very complicated time for Napoli, but the only way out is to get a positive result,” the defender told Sky Sport Italia.

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Tuesday January 7 2020
Koulibaly in best African XI

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has been selected in the CAF Team of the Year but missed out on African Footballer of the Year to Liverpool’s Sadio Mane.

Koulibaly partners Liverpool stopper Joel Matip in central defence – an improvement on last year, when he was handed the role of left-back.

The 28-year-old is also the only Serie A representative in the team.

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Sunday January 5 2020
Report: Mertens out of Inter match

Napoli forward Dries Mertens has reportedly travelled home to Belgium, as a thigh injury forces him to miss the match against Inter.

The Partenopei coach Gennaro Gattuso’s injury list is growing ahead of the big game against the Nerazzurri on Monday night and the latest setback comes for the Belgium international Mertens.

Sky Sport Italia reports that the attacker struggles with an adductor problem in the thigh and has travelled back to his native Belgium and is expected to return during the middle of next week.

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Sunday January 5 2020
Report: West Ham in for Koulibaly

West Ham are reportedly entering the chase for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly’s signature.

The Express reports that the Hammers have set their sights on a shock deal for the Senegalese defender, previously linked with Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham from the Premier League.

David Moyes was recently appointed as Manuel Pellegrini’s successor at the London Stadium and the newspaper claims the board is ready to make a move for the Partenopei centre-half.

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Thursday January 2 2020
D'Ambrosio out of Napoli-Inter

Danilo D’Ambrosio has been ruled out of the game against Napoli, as Inter confirmed a muscular injury, while Fabian Ruiz has flu.

Their first Serie A match of 2020 is due to kick off on Monday at 19.45 GMT.

A statement from the Nerazzurri announced D’Ambrosio has been diagnosed with a muscular issue in his right thigh following a training session.

He will be evaluated in more detail next week, effectively ruling him out of the trip to the Stadio San Paolo.

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Monday December 16 2019
Koulibaly out for a month

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is likely to be out for a month through injury, reports the Corriere dello Sport.

The defender came off after only five minutes in Napoli’s 2-1 defeat against Parma when attempting to chase Dejan Kulusevski in the build up to the Swede’s goal.

Koulibaly was seen holding the back of his leg whilst hobbling along the side of the San Paolo pitch.

Now the Rome daily state that the defender could be out for up to a month.

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Saturday December 14 2019
Thigh strain for Koulibaly

Napoli confirm Kalidou Koulibaly suffered a suspected right thigh strain during the opening minutes of a 2-1 home defeat to Parma.

The defender was caught in possession, then hurt himself while trying to run after Dejan Kulusevski for the goal after just four minutes.

He was forced to limp off immediately and replaced by Sebastiano Luperto at the Stadio San Paolo.

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Saturday December 14 2019
Gervinho ruins Gattuso's Napoli debut

Gennaro Gattuso’s Napoli debut did not go as planned, because Parma struck twice on the counter with Dejan Kulusevski and Gervinho to win 2-1 at the Stadio San Paolo.

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Saturday December 7 2019
Milik could be out until 2020

Arkadiusz Milik is out of Napoli’s trip to Udinese today and there are growing concerns he might not play again until 2020.

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The centre-forward has been out of action since picking up an injury while on international duty with Poland last month.

What was initially believed to be a simple thigh issue is turning into a far more complex matter involving the tendon and groin.

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Thursday December 5 2019
Koulibaly injury scare for Napoli

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly is in doubt to feature against Udinese or KRC Genk after suffering a shoulder injury.

The Senegal international fell heavily on to his left shoulder during this morning’s training session.

According to Sky Sport Italia, it’s not yet clear when Koulibaly will be available to start.

As Kostas Manolas has also been struggling with bruised ribs for several weeks, Carlo Ancelotti is down to the bare bones.

Napoli host Udinese on Saturday, hoping to end a lengthy winless streak in Serie A.

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