Napoli maintained their impressive form with a 2-0 win at Verona to send them top of Serie A.
Maurizio Sarri's men were made to work hard, though, as they had to rely on quickfire second-half goals from Lorenzo Insigne and Gonzalo Higuain.
An unmarked Insigne broke the deadlock in the 67th minute, with Higuain's close-range second following soon after.
Once Napoli got in front there was little hope for Verona and the visitors saw out a fifth successive league match without conceding a goal and a...
Napoli insist Dries Mertens was not injured when he left them to join up with Belgium's national team squad on Monday after he was ruled out for four to five weeks with a thigh injury.
Mertens, 28, has reportedly torn a thigh muscle while Belgium coach Marc Wilmots told Belgian television that the midfielder "felt discomfort as soon as he arrived from Napoli," adding that he underwent tests as a precaution.
Although still unconfirmed, those tests are reported to have revealed a tear rather than...
Gonzalo Higuain has no intention of leaving Napoli any time soon, according to the player's agent.
The Argentina international is in his third season with Napoli, whom he joined in 2013 from Real Madrid, and is in great form.
Napoli are fourth in Serie A, two points adrift of Fiorentina and Inter MIlan, who are level on 27 points at the top of the standings.
Higuain scored his ninth Serie A goal of the season to hand Napoli their sixth win in seven league games in Sunday's 1-0 triumph over Udinese...