All About Napoli Football Club

All About

All About Napoli Football Club. Napoli Football Club or S.S.C. Napoli is one of the top Italian professional football clubs in Serie A. It has one of the largest fan bases and also one of the highest-earning Italian clubs. Here is everything you need to know about the club.

Napoli Football Club History

The official name of Napoli is Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli. It is based in Naples, Campania, Italy. The club was formed in 1926.

However, Napoli’s fame started increasing since Diego Maradona played in the club in the 1980s. When Maradona was in the club Napoli gained its two Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990. The success of the club fluctuated after Maradona left the club. But since it was reestablished in 2004, it has steadily been gaining success.

All About Napoli
All About Napoli

Currently, it is managed by Gennaro Gattuso. So far, Napoli has won two Serie A titles, five Coppa Italia titles, two Suppercoppa Italiana titles, and one UEFA Cup.

The club’s ground is at Stadio San Paolo and the players wear blue shirts and white shorts. The club’s fan base is the fourth largest among Serie A clubs, with an estimate of 6 million fans worldwide. Their anthem is “‘O surdato ‘nnammurato”. Napoli has a long-standing rivalry with Roma.

All About Napoli
All About Napoli

Current Squad

Here is the current squad of Napoli with their number and position.

  • 1 Alex Meret (G)
  • 15 Antonio Pio Daniele (G)
  • 16 Hubert Dawid Idasiak (G)
  • 25 David Ospina (G)
  • 27 Orestis Karnezis (G)
  • 2 Kevin Malcuit (D)
  • 6 Mario Rui (D)
  • 13 Sebastiano Luperto (D)
  • 19 Nikola Maksimovic (D)
  • 22 Giovanni Di Lorenzo (D)
  • 23 Elseid Hysaj (D)
  • 26 Kalidou Koulibaly (D)
  • 31 Faouzi Ghoulam (D)
  • 44 Kostas Manolas (D)
  • 4 Diego Demme (M)
  • 5 Allan (M)
  • 8 Fabian Ruiz Pena (M)
  • 12 Elif Elmas (M)
  • 14 Dries Mertens (M) (Third Captain)
  • 18 Amato Ciciretti (M)
  • 20 Piotr Zielinski (M)
  • 68 Stanislav Lobotka (M)
  • 70 Gianluca Gaetano (M)
  • 98 Leandrinho (M)
  • 7 Jose Callejon (F) (Captain)
  • 9 Fernando Llorente (F)
  • 11 Hirving Lozano (F)
  • 21 Matteo Politano (F) (on loan from Inter Milan)
  • 24 Lorenzo Insigne (F) (Captain)
  • 34 Amin Younes (F)
  • 66 Gennaro Tutino (F)
  • 99 Arkadiusz Milik (F)

Transfers

Napoli had spent a total of millions of poundsterling in the summer and winter transfer windows of 2019-2020. In January 2020, Napoli acquired Diego Demme from RB Leipzig, Stanislav Lobotka from Celta Vigo, and Andrea Petagna from Spal. The club is also currently loaning Matteo Politano from Inter Milan. However, there were no players out of the team in the winter transfer window.

Napoli in Italian Serie A 2019-2020

Currently, Napoli is 6th in the Italian Serie A ranks for the 2019-2020 season with 39 points.

Upcoming Games

There are three upcoming Napoli games in Serie A this month:

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