As Napoli moved up to second in the standings following a moral boosting win over Roma, president Aurelio De Laurentiis lauded his side for overcoming fatigue to gift the fans further cause to celebrate.
“I am absolutely delighted,” the patron declared to TuttoNapoli.net.
“We hadn’t won against Roma for 13 years. Despite the midweek duties in the Europa League I was confident today and my side didn’t let me down.
“Lets hope that the side can continue to improve and who knows where we could arrive.
“Champions League? I think we must try and keep grounded in these early stages of the season.
“I we stay calm I think we can aim for a place within the top ten by the end of the season. Where we arrive however will depend on a number of factors and how we cope with injuries and further setbacks during the year.”