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Insigne set to discuss new contract terms with Napoli
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Insigne set to discuss new contract terms with Napoli

Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne will meet with club president Aurelio De Laurentiis at Castel di Sangro to discuss the possible renewal of his contract with the Partenopei. The captain will be returning from his extended holiday after the European Championship and will undergo medical examinations and athletic tests at Castel Volturno. It is expected that the meeting will take place at the sports center according to Il Corriere dello Sport. Insigne's contract is set to expire in June 2022 and the player wants a raise in his salary at the Stadio Diego Maradona. READ: Atletico Madrid to miss Joao Felix for the start of the La Liga campaign However, the club are insisting that he takes a pay cut due to the difficult times brought about by the COVID pandemic. The player has played 3...
Napoli confirm Spalletti as new head coach
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Napoli confirm Spalletti as new head coach

Luciano Spalletti has been confirmed as the new head coach of Napoli. This was made known by the club who released an official statement on Saturday morning. The 62-year-old manager will replace Gennaro Gattuso who parted ways with the club after finishing fifth in the 2020/21 season. Spalletti returns to management after being out of work since May 2019 after he was fired by Inter Milan. Although he failed to win a title with Inter, he led them to back-to-back finishes in the top four in Serie A. The 2018 Champions League qualification was the Nerazzurri's first in 6 years. Spalletti also played his part as Roma's boss by helping them win consecutive Coppa Italia titles between 2005 and 2009. It can be recalled that he made the return to the Stadio Olimpico for the 2016/17 seaso...
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Napoli receive boost in quest to tie down Mertens to new deal

Napoli have made major moves in their quest to secure the future of Dries Mertens at the club by trying to tie him down to a new contract as he approaches the end of his current contract. The likes of Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal are among the clubs reportedly interested in the Belgian, with Chelsea making a last-ditch attempt to sign him on deadline day of the winter transfer window in January. His contract expires in the summer and while many expect him to leave on a free, there are fresh hopes that the club can tie him down to a new contract. READ: Solskjaer – United can’t rely on Europa triumph for UCL place According to CalcioMercato, Mertens' representatives have made it clear to club president Aurelio de Laurentiis why he is yet to sign a new deal. They pointed...
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Napoli sack Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti has been relieved of his duties as Napoli boss amid links to Premier League outfits Everton and Arsenal. The former PSG boss lost the job a few hours after Napoli sealed a place in the UEFA Champions League Knockout stages with a 4 nil win against Genk at home. He revealed after the game that talks about his future at the club will be held with president Aurelio De Laurentiis on Wednesday so that the best decision for the club can be taken. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today However, this was not the case, as the Serie A outfit announced that they had parted ways with Ancelotti on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, Napoli had not won in nine domestic attempts before the win ...
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Insigne makes peace with Ancelotti but contract renewal talks still on hold

There are still doubts over the future of Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne after some turbulent times recently. It can be recalled that the winger was publicly criticized by club president Aurelio De Laurentiis and was also dropped from the team by Carlo Ancelotti after failing to live up to expectation in training. Regardless, the 28-year-old Italy international came on as a substitute to score a winner for Napoli in the UEFA Champions League game against RB Salzburg on Wednesday. He later disclosed that he had apologized to the manager for his unacceptable behavior in training. READ: Man United make inquiries for Bayern star Thomas Muller He has made peace with Carlo Ancelotti based on reports but the recent events appear to have hampered his contract renewal talks with the club. ...
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Ancelotti convinces ADL to sign James Rodriguez

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti has convinced club chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis to sign Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez according to reports in Italy. Ancelotti has been an admirer of James Rodriguez and wants to reunite with the Colombia international in Naples. James Rodriguez had the best time of his career after his move to Spain under Ancelotti and is keen on the move to Italy. READ: Danny Rose admits he could leave Spurs this summer De Laurentiis is now interested in signing the playmaker after being convinced by Carlo Ancelotti. James has spent the last two seasons on loan to Bayern Munich and will cost around €40-50 million with an add-on of €6.5 million in annual salary. The Colombia international played 13 Bundesliga games for Bayern in the 2018/19 season, scor...
Sarri learned of Napoli sack by watching TV
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Sarri learned of Napoli sack by watching TV

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has claimed that he learned about his sack from Napoli when he saw his successor Carlo Ancelotti arriving on TV. The 59-year-old Italian tactician joined Chelsea in July after spending three years at the San Paolo. His arrival at Chelsea was preceded by series of speculation as a reported legal tussle with Napoli and president Aurelio De Laurentiis persisted even after the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as his replacement at Napoli. According to Sarri, he was not aware that Ancelotti was being appointed as his replacement until he saw the footage of him arriving at the offices of Filmauro, a media company owned by De Laurentiis. READ: Allardyce – Sane must have done something to offend Guardiola "I was out for dinner with [Giuseppe] Pompilio, t...
De Laurentiis – Liverpool and Roma have the same owner
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De Laurentiis – Liverpool and Roma have the same owner

  Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has claimed that Liverpool and Roma are have the same owner. He made the claim after revealing that his side made an offer to sign Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson from Roma before he left for Liverpool in a £67 million deal which made him the most expensive goalkeeper in the world at the time. The record is currently being held by Chelsea goalie Kepa Arrizabalaga. Alisson became the second Roma player to join Liverpool after Mohammed Salah. Roma proved tough in the deal for Alisson as they felt they had been ripped off when Salah joined the Reds for £36m in the summer of 2017. READ: Four players that can replace Ronaldo at Madrid The two clubs are owned by Americans. James Pallotta oversees the affairs at Roma, while John W Henry...