Napoli revamp for Besiktas?

Napoli revamp for Besiktas?

There are reports of changes to the Napoli line-up against Besiktas, as Manolo Gabbiadini and Lorenzo Insigne are fighting for one spot.

The Champions League tie kicks off at the Stadio San Paolo at 19.45 UK time .

Raul Albiol and Arkadiusz Milik are unavailable, but two consecutive Serie A defeats seem to be mining Maurizio Sarri’s confidence.

Gabbiadini has struggled to adapt as a centre-forward and could be dropped in favour of Insigne – or even Dries Mertens – as a False 9.

The latest rumours from the Napoli camp have Mertens sure to start with Jose Callejon and one from Insigne or Gabbiadini.

Mediaset Premium even suggest a possibility with Emanuele Giaccherini on the left side of the trident, Mertens as False 9 and Callejon on the right.

As for the defence, Nikola Maksimovic was the favourite to stand in for Albiol, but instead Vlad Chiriches could get the nod alongside Kalidou…

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