Napoli News

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Higuain aiming to emulate Maradona

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 12 2014

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain says compatriot Diego Maradona is more an inspiration than a burden as he sets his sights on repeating the Argentina icon’s achievements. •Behrami robbed again in Naples • Higuain double beats AC...

Valon Behrami robbed in Naples once again

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 12 2014

Napoli midfielder Valon Behrami says he has "had enough" after being robbed for the second time in Naples. Behrami, 28, was mugged on the streets of the Italian city in December 2012, handing over an expensive watch to his assailants...

Serie A: Napoli beat Milan with Higuain brace Video

ESPN staff | February, 8 2014

Gonzalo Higuain scored twice as Napoli rallied from behind to beat AC Milan 3-1 on Saturday and reinforce their bid for a Champions League place. #INSERT type:image END# Adel Taarabt took less than eight minutes of his Serie A debut to fir...

Benitez lauds Napoli as better side than Roma

Ben Gladwell |

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez claims Roma are no better than his side and that they will prove it next week, once they have seen off AC Milan. The Azzurri go into their Serie A clash with Milan at the Stadio San Paolo on Saturday night trailing the Gi...

Materazzi reignites Benitez feud

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | February, 3 2014

Marco Materazzi says Napoli fans are now discovering 'the real' Rafa Benitez after their 3-0 defeat to Atalanta on Saturday. Materazzi has not forgotten Rafael Benitez's short spell as Inter Milan coach, during which the pair hardly saw eye to...

Napoli complete move for Ghoulam

Ben Gladwell and Ian Holyman | January, 31 2014

Napoli have completed the capture of defender Faouzi Ghoulam from St Etienne -- their second new arrival in the last two days. • Capoue slams English ignorance • Deadline Day Chat  Club president Aurelio De Laurentiis...

Napoli's Pablo Armero joins West Ham on loan

PA Sport | January, 31 2014

Napoli full-back Pablo Armero has joined West Ham on loan until the end of the season, the Serie A club have announced. The 27-year-old Colombian defender moved to Naples after a loan spell from Udinese last year, but has been allowed to leave...

Napoli target Capoue: English are ignorant

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | January, 31 2014

Napoli target Etienne Capoue says he has fallen victim to English ignorance of foreign players, and suggests he will leave Tottenham if the opportunity arises. • Crace: Spurs must move on Capoue, 25, has struggled for first-team footbal...

PSG's Cavani: Napoli were better before I left

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | January, 28 2014

Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani believes Napoli were a better team with him in it after receiving his award for best forward in Serie A last season. The Uruguay international was voted onto Serie A's best team in 2012-13 by his fellow ...

Napoli forward Vargas joins Valencia on loan

PA Sport | January, 27 2014

Valencia have signed Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on loan from Napoli for the remainder of the season. The 24-year-old will be looking to make his mark at the Mestella after struggling in Italy, where he failed to score in Serie A and managed ...

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