Napoli have announced the signing of Spanish forward Michu on a season-long loan deal from Premier League club Swansea City. The Spaniard enjoyed an exceptional first season in England after joining the Swans from Spanish club Rayo Vallecano in 2012, before being limited to just 17 league appearances last campaign following
Napoli manager Rafael Benitez has seemingly ruled out making Pepe Reina's stay in Naples permanent due to the goalkeeper's high wage demands. The Spain international spent the 2013/14 campaign on loan at the Serie A club, helping them to a third-placed finish and the Coppa Italia title in the process. However, the
Napoli legend Diego Maradona still harbours aspirations of serving the club in any capacity should the opportunity present itself. Maradona, who spearheaded Napoli during one of their most fruitful periods in the 80s, believes he can still add considerable value to the club, even if it is in an ambassadorial role,
Napoli have recorded a 2-0 victory over Sassuolo in Sunday's Serie A encounter at the Stadio Citta del Tricolore. Blerim Dzemaili gave the visitors the lead with a well-taken volley in the opening 45 minutes before Lorenzo Insigne made it two after the break with another superb finish. Watch highlights below:
AC Milan v Bologna 2-0 Milan dropped points at Napoli last weekend, despite taking the lead and outplaying the hosts for much of the second half. Defeat saw them miss out the chance to close the gap on the top-6. Bologna surprisingly won their first match without Alessandro Diamanti, beating Torino 2-1.
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Napoli boss,Rafa Benitez has showered praises on forwards, Gonzalo Higuain and Goran Pandev for their tactical versatility after NapoliÔÇÖs 4-2 victory away to Lazio. ÔÇ£WeÔÇÖre still at 75 per cent,ÔÇØ the Coach told Sky Sport Italia. ÔÇ£We have to remember this was a difficult game in which we had to show intensity,