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Lorenzo Insigne stars as Napoli thump Liverpool 3-0

Liverpool suffered a chastening 3-0 defeat by Napoli in a pre-season friendly in Edinburgh on Sunday — a week before they face Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley.
Real Madrid are refusing to let playmaker James Rodriguez leave the club on loan this season, instead holding out for a permanent deal amid interest from Napoli.

Carlo Ancelotti expects James Rodriguez negotiations with Real Madrid to take ‘a very long...

Carlo Ancelotti expects negotiations with Real Madrid to bring James Rodriguez to Napoli will take "a very long time".
Real Madrid are refusing to let playmaker James Rodriguez leave the club on loan this season, instead holding out for a permanent deal amid interest from Napoli.

Napoli wait for Real Madrid to lower James Rodriguez valuation

James Rodriguez's potential move to Napoli is being held up by Real Madrid's unreasonable asking price, according to Partenopei president Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez walks off the pitch after getting injured during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Senegal and Colombia at the Samara Arena in Samara on June 28, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Luis Acosta -

Real Madrid are demanding too much for James Rodriguez – Napoli chief

James Rodriguez wants to move to Napoli but the club are yet to agree a transfer fee with Real Madrid, according to the Serie A side's chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis.
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Roberto Mancini: Marco Verratti is great even though he looks tiny

Marco Verratti is a great player for Italy even though he looks "small and tiny", says coach Roberto Mancini.
Lorenzo Insigne stepped up to convert in the eighth minute of added time, ensuring Carlo Ancelotti has matched last season's second place in his first campaign in charge.

Napoli seal second spot with last-gasp Cagliari win

Napoli guaranteed they will finish second in Serie A again by securing a last-gasp 2-1 win at home to Cagliari.
Aaron Ramsey salutes the fans after scoring in the Arsenal win against Napoli. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Unai Emery hails ‘awesome’ Aaron Ramsey after Arsenal win

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery hailed Aaron Ramsey's "awesome" display as the Gunners defeated Napoli 2-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Official: Serie A matches will not be played in China for now

Serie A matches are unlikely to be played in China in the near future, although matches in the less prestigious Coppa Italia could be, an official said on Sunday.
Soccer Football – Serie A – AC Milan v Napoli – San Siro, Milan, Italy – January 26, 2019 AC Milan’s Krzysztof Piatek in action with Napoli’s Raul Albiol REUTERS-Alberto Lingria

Krzysztof Piatek scores twice as AC Milan beat Napoli to reach Coppa Italia semis

Krzysztof Piatek said it was “just the start” to his AC Milan career after scoring twice on his full debut as Gennaro Gattuso’s side beat Napoli 2-0 at the San Siro on Tuesday to reach the Coppa Italia semi-finals.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo shoots to score a penalty kick during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Sampdoria on December 29, 2018 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. Marco BERTORELLO - AFP

Cristiano Ronaldo brace seals new record for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus closed out 2018 on a high with a 2-1 win over Sampdoria to set a new points record in Serie A before the winter break on Saturday.
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Inter travel to Empoli without fans as racism, violence mar Christmas football

Inter Milan travel to Tuscany side Empoli on Saturday without their fans after racism and violence overshadowed Christmas football in the Italian league.

Paris Saint-Germain’s Nasser Al-Khelaifi criticises referee in Napoli draw as he demands VAR

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi can't wait for the implementation of the video assistant referee [VAR] system in the Champions League after he claimed a string of errors contributed to the 1-1 draw with Napoli.
Napoli’s Lorenzo Insigne celebrates after scoring his penalty against PSG to make it 1-1. SSC Napoli via Getty Images

Napoli draw with Paris Saint-Germain to leave group wide open

Napoli and Paris St Germain (PSG) battled to a 1-1 draw in their UEFA Champions League match on Tuesday to leave the group wide open after Liverpool’s away loss.
Napoli defeats Liverpool

Napoli charged by UEFA after win over Liverpool

Napoli have been charged by Uefa for setting off fireworks and blocking stairways during Wednesday's 1-0 Champions League win against Liverpool.
(From L, Front) Liverpool's Guinean midfielder Naby Keita, Liverpool's English defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, Liverpool's Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, Liverpool's English midfielder James Milner and Liverpool's Scottish defender Andrew Robertson and (From L, Rear) Liverpool's Senegalese forward Sadio Mane, Liverpool's Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino, Liverpool's English defender Joe Gomez, Liverpool's Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah and Liverpool's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson pose for a team photo prior to the UEFA Champions League group C football match between Napoli and Liverpool on October 3, 2018 at the San Paolo stadium in Naples. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

Jurgen Klopp: We weren’t good enough against Napoli

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side could only blame themselves after the last year's Champions League runners-up were overrun by Napoli before Lorenzo Insigne's late winner gave the Italians a 1-0 win to go top of Group C on Wednesday.
Naby Keita of Liverpool

Injured Naby Keita sent to hospital for tests

Liverpool midfielder, Naby Keita was taken to hospital after sustaining a suspected back injury during his team’s 1-0 defeat by Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday, the Premier League club said.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik

Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik robbed at gunpoint after Liverpool win

Napoli’s Polish striker, Arkadiusz Milik, was robbed at gunpoint on his way home after his team’s Champions League win over Liverpool, Italian police said on Thursday.

Kalidou Koulibaly: Liverpool’s defeat gives Napoli confidence

Kalidou Koulibaly believes that Napoli’s 1-0 defeat of Liverpool in Wednesday’s Uefa Champions League meeting will boost the Serie A outfit's confidence.

Carlo Ancelotti unhappy with Hungarian referee for Liverpool game

Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti said Tuesday he was surprised by the choice of Hungarian Viktor Kassai to referee the Champions League Group C game against Liverpool in Naples.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Carlo Ancelotti: Cristiano Ronaldo should always win the Ballon d’Or

Cristiano Ronaldo should always be the front-runner to win the Ballon d'Or, according to former Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Napoli's Italian forward Lorenzo Insigne scores a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between Torino and Napoli at the Olimpico Grande Torino stadium, in Turin, on September 23, 2018. Alberto PIZZOLI - AFP

Lorenzo Insigne double as Napoli join Juventus on top of Serie A

Lorenzo Insigne scored a double either side of a Simone Verdi goal as Napoli dominated Torino 3-1 to join Juventus on top of Serie A on Sunday.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - LLUIS GENE

Roma reeling after Chievo stalemate before Real Madrid trip

Eusebio Di Francesco's Roma threw away a two-goal lead as tailenders Chievo snatched a 2-2 draw in the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday to deliver a blow to the side from the capital before their daunting midweek trip to Champions League holders Real Madrid.

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