Napoli Rumors & News

  • Michu joins Napoli on season-long loan from Swansea

    The Guardian "Swansea have announced that Michu has joined Napoli on a season-long loan deal with the Italian club holding an option to make the transfer permanent. The 28-year-old, who arrived at the Liberty Stadium in July 2012 from Rayo Vallecano, completed a medical with Rafael Benítez’s side on Thursday..." July 18

  • Pepe Reina facing uncertain future at Liverpool after returning from season-long loan with Napoli

    Daily Mail "Pepe Reina isn't sure whether he will be battling it out with Simon Mignolet for the number one jersey at Anfield next season despite returning to Liverpool after a season-long loan spell at Napoli. The Spaniard is set to report to pre-season training in the coming days after spending last..." July 18

  • Swansea’s Spanish striker Michu set to join Napoli on season-long loan

    The Guardian "Napoli and Swansea City are in talks over the transfer of the Spanish striker Michu on a season-long loan. Michu has not travelled with Swansea to the United States for their pre-season tour. Bahia International, the company that represents Michu, confirmed on Wednesday that the clubs are in..." July 09

  • Napoli target shock swoop for Swansea star

    talkSport "Napoli are eyeing a surprise swoop for Swansea City striker Michu. Rafa Benitez, the Napoli manager, wants a forward to ease the burden on Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain next term and has set his sights on luring his Spanish compatriot Michu to the Stadio San Paolo. The 28-year-old, who..." June 23

  • Arsenal set to make £5million transfer offer for Pepe Reina

    Metro "Arsenal are ready to offer out-of-favour Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina a Premier League lifeline and are plotting a £5million bid. Reina has been told to leave Anfield this summer but Napoli, the club where he spent last season on-loan, have so far failed to make a permanent offer for..." June 12

  • Benitez rules out move for Pepe Reina

    talkSport "The Spanish shot-stopper spent last season at the Stadio San Paolo, after the Reds made Simon Mignolet their No.1. Benitez had been expected to take the 31-year-old back to Italy next season but, speaking to the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show, the ex-Anfield boss claims he’s can’t afford the..." June 12

  • Arsenal to make £17million Lorenzo Insigne bid – if he impresses at World Cup

    Metro "Arsenal are ready to make a £17million bid for Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne – if he impresses at this summer’s World Cup. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has added Insigne to his list of transfer targets as he looks to add to his attacking options during the forthcoming transfer window. And..." June 06

  • Napoli to offer Pandev plus cash for Tottenham defender

    talkSport "The Belgian international endured a frustrating, injury-hit season at White Hart Lane and could be tempted by a switch to Rafael Benitez's side. Sources close to the Italian side claim the club will offer Macedonia striker Goran Pandev in part-exchange plus cash for Vertonghen. But it is..." June 03

  • Tottenham transfer update! Spurs on red alert as Napoli star nears exit

    talkSport "Rafa Benitez, the Napoli boss, is expected to oversee a busy summer of transfer activity and he is willing to listen to offers for Pandev, who has only one year left on his contract. Spurs are keen on the Macedonia striker, who has scored seven goals in 27 league appearances this season, while..." May 16

  • Napoli boss Benitez targets Manchester City forward

    talkSport "Napoli are weighing up a summer move for Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic. The Montenegro international was tipped for big things after joining City for £22m last summer, but injuries and the form of other strikers at the Etihad restricted him to just two Premier League starts. He..." May 14

  • Napoli ready to move for Agger as Liverpool eye up Rojo and Papadopoulos

    The Express "Liverpool are expected to hand Brendan Rodgers a £50m transfer kitty at the end of the season with a view to strengthening the squad for a Champions League campaign. With defence an occasionally problematic area for Liverpool this season, the Reds are widely expected to move for Schalke's..." April 24

  • Aston Villa target Napoli flop

    talkSport "Aston Villa could start planning their assault on next season early with a move for Napoli midfielder Josip Radosevic. The Croatian moved to the Serie A side in the summer for around £800,000 but his stock has quickly plummeted. The 20-year-old has played just 54 minutes of league football..." April 17

  • Agent: Swansea captain Williams 'ready to talk' to Napoli "Swansea City captain Ashley Williams is "ready to talk" if Napoli make an approach for his services, according to the player's agent. Reports in Italy this week suggested that Napoli coach Rafael Benitez was preparing to make an offer after being impressed by the defender during the Italian..." April 10

  • Pepe Reina set for talks with Liverpool over transfer

    Daily Mirror "On-loan Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina wants to leave Liverpool for good, according to reports. The Spain international is enjoying a season-long loan at Napoli under the former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez. The Italian side and Athletic Madrid, where his father Miguel played in goal during..." April 10

  • Diego Maradona urges Napoli boss Rafa Benitez to buy AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli

    Daily Mirror "Diego Maradona has urged Rafa Benitez's Napoli to buy Mario Balotelli. And the Argentine promised to take care of any problems with the former Manchester City striker. Milan are in crisis this season and Balotelli could be sold this summer to rebuild the club. Reports in France claim..." March 19

  • Swansea captain Ashley Williams a summer transfer target for Rafa Benitez's Napoli side

    Daily Mirror "Swansea skipper Ashley Williams is wanted by Napoli boss Rafa Benitez. Benitez was impressed with the £5million-rated Williams when Napoli played Swansea over two legs in the Europa League last month. Italian agents working on behalf of Napoli have been instructed to try to broker a deal to..." March 03

  • Brendan Rodgers insists the door is shut on an Anfield return for goalkeeper Pepe Reina

    The Telegraph "Brendan Rodgers, the Liverpool manager, says the door is closed on any return for goalkeeper Pepe Reina when his loan with Napoli ends. Reina joined former Anfield manager Rafael Benítez for the season in Italy, but remains under contract on Merseyside for another two years. Although his..." February 28

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    Pepe Reina has informed Liverpool that he wants to sort his future with the club by March ending. Barcelona are monitoring the situation

  • Liverpool Pepe Reina eyes future away from Anfield when Napoli loan spell ends this summer

    Daily Mirror "Pepe Reina claims he will not stay at Liverpool if he has to return to Anfield in the summer. Reina is due to go back to the Reds when his season-long loan spell with Rafa Benitez's Napoli ends in June. The Spanish goalkeeper, who could miss Thursday's Europa League clash with Swansea with a..." February 19

  • Gonzalo Higuain happy to stay with Napoli for duration of contract

    Sky Sports "Gonzalo Higuain has pledged his future to Napoli after revealing he plans to see out the remainder of his contract at the San Paolo stadium. The Argentina striker, who was a reported target of Chelsea in the winter transfer market, is Napoli's top scorer this season with 12 goals in 22 Serie A..." February 12

  • Lyon reject Napoli’s £14m Gonalons bid "The Ligue 1 club have turned down the Partenopei's bid for the 24-year-old, who, according to club president Jean-Michel Aulas, is now prepared to stay at the Stade de Gerland Olympique Lyonnais look set to hold onto midfielder Maxime Gonalons after they rejected Napoli’s £14 million bid for..." January 07

  • Mourinho rules out Chelsea bid for Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain

    Fox Sports "Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the club have not made an offer for Napoli forward Gonzalo Higuain. It has been reported that the Blues had a £50m bid rejected for the Argentina international and are preparing a second offer. But Mourinho says there was no such bid and said: "Nothing is..." January 03

  • Mourinho denies Chelsea have made a bid for Higuain

    talkSport "Jose Mourinho has denied reports Chelsea have made a bid for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. Mourinho, who knows Higuain from their time together at Real Madrid, has been tipped to move for the Argentina striker as his three forwards at Stamford Bridge - Fernando Torres, Samuel Eto'o and Demba..." January 03

  • Chelsea's Juan Mata targeted for transfer to Napoli

    Daily Mirror "Rafa Benitez wants to end Juan Mata's Chelsea misery and offer him a World Cup rescue at Napoli. Former Chelsea boss Benitez is ready to swoop for the Spanish schemer after Mata's frustrations at his treatment under Jose Mourinho finally boiled over. Less than 24 hours after Mata made his..." January 03

  • Napoli to rival Man City and Chelsea to sign French defensive prodigy

    talkSport "Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is preparing to do battle with former club Chelsea and Manchester City to land Saint-Etienne starlet Kurt Zouma. The 19-year-old, who won the Under-20 World Cup with France in the summer, is one of the most coveted young centre-backs in Europe, having made his senior..." December 21

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    Napoli boss Rafael Benítez has set his sights on a reunion with former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso.

  • Benitez in £17m plot to derail Arsenal bid

    Sports Direct News "Arsenal are reported to be considering making an offer for Marseille defender Nicolas Nkoulou in the January transfer window but will face rival interest from Serie A club Napoli. According to French publication Le 10 Sport, Nkoulou has been targeted by Arsenal for some time after first..." December 17

  • Rafa Benitez back to poach Liverpool star

    Express "RAFA BENITEZ has launched a second raid on former club Liverpool by trying to lure Daniel Agger to Napoli. The Serie A side have contacted Liverpool about a loan deal with a view to a permanent transfer in the summer." December 16

  • Manchester United Target Napoli Attacker Lorenzo Insigne

    Caught Off Side "Moyes increases wide man targets. Manchester United boss David Moyes is believed to be monitoring highly-rated Napoli winger Lorenzo Insigne with the view to making a move for him in the January transfer window, according to Sports Direct News. The young Italian wide man has been one of..." December 07

  • Pepe Reina: I want to quit Liverpool and join Barcelona

    Metro "Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has confirmed he hopes to seal a move back to Barcelona next summer. Reina, who is a graduate of the Barca academy, is currently on a season-long loan at Napoli after being frozen out at Anfield. And the 31-year-old says he has no interest in ever returning to..." December 05

  • Napoli tracking Manchester City flop

    talkSport "Napoli are tracking Manchester City anchorman Javi Garcia, according to sources in Italy. Rafa Benitez, the Napoli manager, intends to sign a new central midfielder in the New Year and he is now weighing up a swoop for Spain international Garcia. The 26-year-old, who moved to City from..." November 27

  • Napoli to battle Man City for Saint-Etienne youngster

    talkSport "Napoli boss Rafa Benitez is ready to battle Manchester City to sign Saint-Etienne youngster Kurt Zouma. Benitez wants a new centre-back in January – talkSPORT told you earlier this year that he has considered raiding his former club Liverpool for both Martin Skrtel and Daniel Agger – and he is..." November 14

  • Atletico Madrid keep tabs on Reina

    Sports Direct News "Atletico Madrid are keeping tabs on Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina as they consider their options for a new goalkeeper next summer, SportsDirect News has learned. The Spanish shot-stopper is currently on a season-long loan from Liverpool at Serie A outfit Napoli, and is widely expected to..." November 11

  • Napoli goalkeeper Reina had Barcelona agreement, reveals father "The Spaniard left Liverpool to join the Serie A side on loan this summer but the shot-stopper's dad claims a deal to move to the Camp Nou had already been agreed. Pepe Reina agreed a deal to move to Barcelona in the close-season, his father has revealed. The Spain international was earmarked..." November 09

  • Rafa Benitez to return to Chelsea for Spanish star Cesar Azpilicueta

    Daily Star "Rafa Benitez is eyeing up a raid of former club Chelsea for defender Cesar Azpilicueta. The Napoli manager is keen to add to his defensive options in January as he aims to mount a charge for the Serie A title, with his side currently in second place - three points off leaders..." November 07

  • Napoli join Everton in battle for Porto midfielder

    talkSport "The Brazilian is expected to be one of next year's most coveted midfielders - he is out of contract in June and available for a knockdown price in January. talkSPORT told you last month that Juventus, Inter Milan and Monaco are on his trail, but sources in Italy now suggest that Napoli are the..." November 05

  • Napoli step up chase for former Liverpool star

    talkSport "Napoli boss Rafael Benitez will ramp up his efforts to sign former Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano according to reports. Benitez brought the Argentinian to Anfield in 2007 during his spell in charge of Liverpool and he is now seeking a reunion in Naples. Mascherano 29 has enjoyed..." October 25

  • Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina denies he's planning Barcelona switch after Napoli

    Daily Star "Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina has denied he has held any talks with Barcelona regarding a potential move next summer. The 31-year-old stated that he was flattered to be linked with a move to Nou Camp to replace Victor Valdes but insists he's still focused with the job at hand at Napoli. “It is..." October 16

  • Reina would welcome Barcelona return

    ESPN UK "Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina has indicated he would be happy with a return to Barcelona next summer. Reina was reunited with former boss Rafael Benitez when he signed on a season-long loan for Napoli in July although reports in Spain claim Barcelona could make a move for him at the end of..." October 05

  • Italians eye deal for Blackpool star Tom Ince

    Daily Star "The Italian giants are weighing up bids for Ince after learning they could strike a deal in January to sign him for £335000. Ince is out of contract next summer and Blackpool will only be entitled to compensation if he leaves then. But FIFA rules mean Ince can move to a club outside England..." October 04

  • Three-Way January Transfer Battle Shapes Up for Valencia Defender Adil Rami

    Inside Futbol "France international centre-back Adil Rami looks likely to be the subject of a three-way transfer tug of war in January with Arsenal Inter and Napoli all attentive to his unhappy situation at Valencia. Rami has been suspended from duty at the Mestalla following public comments criticising the..." September 29

  • Pepe Reina says his Liverpool career is most likely over

    Pro Soccer Talk "On-loan Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina says he believes he has played his last match for the Reds. Currently at Napoli Reina joined back up with former manager Rafa Benitez in an effort to get out from underneath new signing Simon Mignolet on the depth chart. He says that because of..." September 28

  • Rafa Benitez eyes Mata reunion at thriving Napoli

    Ladbrokes "The Spanish midfielder has been a surprising omission at Stamford Bridge so far this season. It may have been portrayed in the press this week as an underwhelming return to Stamford Bridge so far for Jose Mourinho but following a 2-0 victory over Fulham on Saturday the crucial fact is that..." September 22

  • Juventus and Napoli ready to battle Spurs in bid for Chelsea's Juan Mata

    The Express "Tottenham will make another attempt to sign Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata in January but will be rivalled by Italian clubs Juventus and Napoli. Reports in Portugal suggest that Tottenham have not abandoned hope of bringing Mata to White Hart Lane after chasing him during the summer transfer..." September 19

  • Napoli demand €100million after Higuain accident

    FourFourTwo "Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis is demanding €100million in compensation after striker Gonzalo Higuain injured himself. The Argentina international suffered cuts to his face after diving from a hired boat and landing on submerged rocks while taking a break in the Capri region of Italy...." August 28

  • Chelsea, Napoli and Inter Milan scrap it out for Samuel Eto'o

    Daily Star "Chelsea face a battle with Inter Milan and Napoli if they want to bring Samuel Eto'o to Stamford Bridge. Cameroonian Eto'o currently plays for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala and is said to be the world's highest paid player on an estimated £320000 per week. However Anzhi are now looking to..." August 18

  • QPR pull out of the race to sign West Ham target Duvan Zapata

    Daily Star "QPR have pulled out of the race to sign former West Ham target Duvan Zapata with Napoli in pole position to secure the Colombian. The R's had agreed a £6.4m deal with Argentine club Estudiantes and were hoping to wrap up the transfer of the 22-year-old by this weekend. However manager Harry..." August 17

  • Gustavo set to wrap up Wolfsburg switch as Arsenal miss out again

    talkSport "Arsenal are set to lose out on yet another transfer target with Luiz Gustavo poised to join Wolfsburg. Having lost out to Napoli for Gonzalo Higuain this summer and the pursuit of Liverpool’s Luis Suarez looking likely to end in failure Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is under pressure to make major..." August 16

  • Napoli make eleventh hour bid to beat Arsenal to signing of Bayern midfielder Gustavo

    Daily Mail "Napoli are showing interest in Arsenal target Luis Gustavo of Bayern Munich. The Brazilian is to make an announcement on his future on Wednesday with Arsenal favourites to sign him. Gustavo admitted he would welcome a move to Arsenal in order to gain more first team football ahead of the..." August 14

  • Hamsik signs new deal with Napoli

    Fox Sports "Napoli midfielder Marek Hamsik has committed his future to the club until 2018 president Aurelio De Laurentiis has confirmed. The 26-year-old Slovakian has made 262 appearances for the Serie A side after signing from Brescia in 2007 and De Laurentiis described him as "a great player who honors..." August 10