During the previous 2015-16 season of the Italian League Serie A, Napoli was one of the only clubs that truly managed to compete and stay at the same level as Juventus.
Napoli ultimately had to settle with the 2nd
place as Juventus won the Serie A for another successive season but it was still a memorable and impressive season for Napoli.
Napoli has not been doing so impressively in this 2016-17 season as they are currently positioned at the 6th spot with 24 points collected from their 13 opening league matches and rumors have been emerging linking the Italian club with a number of players that might be signed during the approaching winter transfer window.
If Napoli wants to continue competing for a top spot of the Italian League, a few signings could be what they need to get things rolling.
One of the players that has been rumored to be in the radar of Napoli is Chelsea’s Kurt Zuoma who has not been able to make a single league appearance for the Premier League club in this season due to a knee injury which has kept him out of action for around 1 year but he is believed to be almost fully recovered. Continue reading Napoli is being linked with a number of potential winter targets
Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has stated that his club is not Juventus and do not have the history for the Turin club.
However, he believes that everything is down to money nowadays and that if he had the investment Napoli could also be champion.
This statement came after Napoli’s coach Sarri said that Juventus is a different club from them and that they are the favorite to win the title. Sarri stated last week that Napoli does not have the necessary finance to compete with Juventus and that they are playing well above their level.
Aurelio De Laurentiis said that Sarri was right when he said that. He said that Juventus had been the property of the Agnelli family for some years and they have had some great owners and sponsors in the past. He said that Juventus is built over a century of history and this is what has caused them to become a big club. Continue reading Napoli still developing
Italian side, Napoli are on the edge of fulfilling their hopes of UEFA Champions League qualification for next season.
, who just need a win against relegated Frosinone to gain direct access to the Champions League.
The Goalkeeper of the team, Pepe Reina, is calling for ‘a full stadium’ as Napoli prepare to ‘make their dream come true.’ While they couldn’t snatch the Scudetto from Juventus, it’s still been an extraordinary season and they need the win to confirm their participation for next season’s UCL.
Reina, at a ceremony for the Campania Fair Play Prize 2016, according to reports by CalcioNapoli24 said:
“When you make mistakes, you’ve got to recognise them and learn to do better.
“But what matters now is that there’s only one game left for us to realise our dream after a great season.
He also added: “I said the same thing yesterday. We want the supporters to be by our side in a full San Paolo stadium, so they can help us meet our objectives.” Continue reading NAPOLI ON THE EDGE OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FOOTBALL QUALIFICATION
Massimiliano Allegri has hinted he is not going to do too much of business this winter.
According to Allegri, he doesn’t think there is any requirement for Juventus to rope in new players as the squad is already in pretty good shape.
Juventus, which has won the top flight in Italy for the last 4 seasons on the trot, had had a patchy beginning to their current campaign.
They lost 4 out of their first 10 games in the season and were pushed down to the lower half in the points table, but, they came back to secure 7 successive wins thereafter to move up in the table and they now seem to be all set to push for another title.
They have started the New Year by crushing Hellas Verona by 3-0 at home.
Talking to the press post that game, a happy looking Allegri was quoted as saying, “We have been performing well in all departments. So, I don’t feel I need to make additions to the squad at this point of time.” Continue reading Massimiliano Allegri has hinted he is not going to do too much of business this winter