Europa League: Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevilla down Zenit
Europa League: Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg, Sevilla down Zenit

Rafa Benitez worked his European magic again on Thursday as a rampant Napoli produced a superb display to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 in Germany in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Napoli president threatens to send players to training camp
Napoli president threatens to send players to training camp

Napoli president Aurelio Di Laurentiis has threatened to send his players to a training camp "for an unlimited period of time" if they do not improve between now and the end of the season.

Rafael Benitez hints at Napoli extension
Rafael Benitez hints at Napoli extension

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez hinted he could extend his stay at the Serie A club as his side prepare to meet Dinamo Moscow in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Inter Milan snatch draw as Napoli disintegrate
Inter Milan snatch draw as Napoli disintegrate

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi shrugged off unwanted laser pen attention to beat Napoli `keeper Mariano Andujar from the spot with a cheeky `Panenka` to help secure a 2-2 draw for the Nerazzurri on Sunday.

Gonzalo Higuain returns as Napoli sight second spot
Gonzalo Higuain returns as Napoli sight second spot

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain returns from a one-match suspension as Napoli look to boost their Champions League qualifying bid away to Torino this weekend, when struggling title hopefuls Roma host runaway leaders Juventus.

Napoli close on Roma, Icardi ties Tevez after Inter win
Napoli close on Roma, Icardi ties Tevez after Inter win

Second-half goals by Duvan Zapata and Marek Hamsik guided Napoli to a 2-0 win over Sassuolo and saw them close to within three points of Roma in Serie A on Monday.

Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second
Serie A: Rafael Benitez wants focus as Napoli sight second

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has called for focus ahead of a trip to on-form Palermo that could prove decisive as his side continue their quest to secure Champions League football next season.

Rafael Benitez leaves doubts over Napoli future
Rafael Benitez leaves doubts over Napoli future

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez has left doubts over his future at the Serie A club after steering the Italian Cup holders into the quarter-finals of the competition.

Cool-headed Cagliari hold Napoli in 3-3 thriller
Cool-headed Cagliari hold Napoli in 3-3 thriller

Cool-headed Cagliari fought back from a two-goal deficit to claim a precious 3-3 draw away to Napoli on Sunday, which left Rafael Benitez`s men six points behind second-placed Roma.

Rafa Benitez hints at Napoli exit next season to fuel speculations of Liverpool return
Rafa Benitez hints at Napoli exit next season to fuel speculations of Liverpool return

Napoli football team boss Rafa Benitez has hinted strongly that he would leave the Italian club at the end of the season to rejoin his family on Merseyside to fuel speculations of Liverpool return.

Gonzalo Higuain strike moves Napoli up to third
Gonzalo Higuain strike moves Napoli up to third

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain scored his sixth goal in four consecutive games to secure a precious 1-0 win away to Fiorentina that moved Rafael Benitez`s side up to third in Serie A on Sunday.

Uncaged Gonzalo Higuain delivers on Rafael Benitez goals demand
Uncaged Gonzalo Higuain delivers on Rafael Benitez goals demand

Coach Rafael Benitez believes Napoli have sent "an important signal" after striker Gonzalo Higuain ended his Serie A goal droughts with a hat-trick in a 6-2 win over Verona on Sunday.

Walter Mazzarri wants `fast and aggressive` Inter for Napoli
Walter Mazzarri wants `fast and aggressive` Inter for Napoli

Under-fire Inter coach Walter Mazzarri has called for a "fast and aggressive" approach to Sunday`s home clash against former club Napoli amid rumours a third consecutive defeat could prompt his dismissal.

Serie A: Jose Callejon comes to Napoli rescue at Sassuolo
Serie A: Jose Callejon comes to Napoli rescue at Sassuolo

A first-half strike from Spanish forward Jose Callejon sent Napoli back to winning ways in a 1-0 win at struggling Sassuolo on Sunday, even if they were saved late on by the woodwork.

Juventus on top as pressure grows on Rafael Benitez
Juventus on top as pressure grows on Rafael Benitez

A brace from Arturo Vidal and a late Stephan Lichtsteiner strike in a 3-0 defeat of Cesena sent Juventus top of Serie A on goal difference as the pressure grew on Rafael Benitez after Napoli drew 3-3 with Palermo.

Vidal's brace puts Juventus on top, more pressure on Benitez

A brace from Arturo Vidal and a late Stephan Lichsteiner strike in a 3-0 romp of Cesena sent Juventus top of Serie A on goal difference as the pressure grew on Rafael Benitez after Napoli drew 3-3 with Palermo.

Rafael Benitez in battle to make up Napoli shortfall
Rafael Benitez in battle to make up Napoli shortfall

Pressure is mounting on Napoli coach Rafael Benitez ahead of Palermo`s visit to the San Paolo on Wednesday as the Serie A club continue to reel from early season setbacks.

Mauro Icardi hits hat-trick in Inter Milan seven-goal rout of Sassuolo
Mauro Icardi hits hat-trick in Inter Milan seven-goal rout of Sassuolo

Inter Milan routed hapless Sassuolo 7-0 for the second season in a row on Sunday with Argentine striker Mauro Icardi grabbing a hat-trick and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo scoring twice.

Napoli clinch Champions League playoff spot

Napoli clinched a third-place finish in Serie A and a Champions League qualifying spot after they beat Cagliari 3-0 and rivals Fiorentina lost 4-3 at home to Sassuolo on Tuesday.

Benitez counts on Cup win to save Napoli`s season

Napoli coach Rafael Benitez is hoping the club`s second Italian Cup final triumph in three years will help make up for the disappointment of failing to challenge for league and Champions League honours this season.