The Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has said that he is not of the opinion that the match against Napoli after the international break will be the decisive fixture when it comes to the title at the end of the season. Napoli will be taking on Juventus after the international break.
The Napoli manager Walter Mazzarri has said that his side almost did not manage to get the three points in the match against Udinese during the weekend. Napoli were playing against Udinese in what was seen as an important match for the home team.
This was due to the fact that they needed to stay in touch with Juventus at the top of the table. So far, Juventus and the Napoli are the two teams with the perfect record and this once again continued as Napoli were able to beat Udinese 2-1 in the match. Napoli now are level on points with Juventus at the top of the table.
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani has said that he will not leave the club in the summer even if they failed to qualify for the Champions League next season.
Edinson Cavani has been linked with a move away from Napoli all through the season, and the rumours have certainly not been helped by the good performances of the striker in the Champions League this season. He almost helped Napoli get past Chelsea in the last 16 of the Champions League, while he is the second top scorer in the division with 19 league goals to his credit.
Aurelio de Laurentiis, the Television producer, owner and President of Italian football giants SSC Napoli has stated that his club’s star trio of Uruguayan Edinson Cavani, Slovakian Marek Hamsik and Argentine Ezequiel Lavezzi are worth well over € 200 million.
These three players form the very backbone of The Blues side and this was visible in the way they decimated the Chelsea defense in their 3-1 UEFA Champions League win over the English club at home in the Stadio San Paolo.
Former Napoli forward Diego Maradona has come out with the statement saying that he would love to return to Napoli as a manager.
Maradona is regarded as a legend at Napoli having played for them during the late 1980s. He is worshipped at Napoli so much so that the club has even retired the shirt number used by the Argentine during his stay in Italy.
Napoli midfielder Walter Gargano has said that he is extremely happy with what Napoli have achieved this season, but says that there's still a lot more that the club can do.
Napoli have been extremely brilliant in the Champions League, although the same cannot be said of their domestic form. It is because they have been focusing entirely on the Champions League and have been rewarded with a last 16 tie against Chelsea.