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Napoli focused on Europa League clash vs. Porto

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | March, 19 2014

Rafa Benitez says the Europa League is Napoli’s only concern right now. The Partenopei host Porto in the second leg of the last 16 on Thursday looking to overturn a 1-0 defeat from their first clash. Third-placed Napoli are also lookin...

Napoli's Maggio hospitalised with collapsed lung

ESPN staff | March, 14 2014

Italy and Napoli full-back Christian Maggio has been hospitalised with a collapsed lung after getting hit in the chest earlier this week in training. Napoli say Maggio was taken to a medical facility near their training centre after the squad re...

Shaqiri open to Liverpool, Juve and Napoli offers

ESPN staff | March, 16 2014

Xherdan Shaqiri says he is happy at Bayern Munich but would be open to offers if the likes of Liverpool, Napoli or Juventus made a bid. Switzerland international Shaqiri, who joined Bayern from Basel in 2012, faces competition from the likes o...

Quaresma: I don't miss Italy or Italians

ESPN staff | March, 13 2014

Former Inter Milan attacker Ricardo Quaresma has said he misses nothing about Italy or Italians and hopes to score for Porto against Napoli in the Europa League. The Portugal international, spent a difficult two-year spell at the San Siro, making...

De Guzman: Swansea unlucky to lose

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 28 2014

Jonathan De Guzman felt Swansea were unfortunate to be knocked out of the Europa League by Napoli on Thursday night, claiming they had dominated proceedings at the Stadio San Paolo. The Swans were on course for a place in the last 16 wh...

Rodgers dismisses talk of Reina return

Mike Whalley |

Pepe Reina's chances of resurrecting his Liverpool career after his loan stint at Napoli have been dismissed by manager Brendan Rodgers. The Spanish goalkeeper, 31, moved to Italy on a season's loan last July, linking up with his former Reds b...

Rafa Benitez eyes Europa League progress

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 26 2014

Napoli coach Rafa Benitez believes his former club Liverpool have shown him the way to overcome Swansea in their Europa League tie on Thursday night. The 53-year-old, who guided Chelsea to the Europa League title last year, has a simple anecdote ...

Reina keen to stay at Napoli

February, 18 2014

Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina hopes he will return to the Serie A club next season, although it is not yet clear whether he will be welcomed back. The Spaniard is on loan from Liverpool until the end of the season, but the Azzurri are not takin...

Napoli chief prefers Higuain to 'egotistical' Cavani

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | February, 18 2014

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has branded former striker Edinson Cavani "a bit egotistical" and claimed Gonzalo Higuain is more of a team player. • Reina keen on Napoli stay Cavani, 27, left Napoli for Paris Saint-Ger...

Maradona: Higuain is best player around

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 17 2014

Diego Maradona has given Gonzalo Higuain his seal of approval, saying the striker can lead Napoli to glory the way he did over 30 years ago. • Maradona keen on Napoli role • Higuain aiming to emulate Maradona After witne...

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