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Rafa Benitez on the Chievo game, says injured players will soon be back


Napoli coach Rafa Benitez feels consistency will define his team's fight for a top-three finish this season.

Helped by a number of impressive performances this month, the Partenopei moved to only six points from Roma and will face Chievo on Sunday determined to keep the pressure on Rudi Garcia's side.

"We know we lack consistency, which is why every game is important," Benitez said.

"The Chievo game will be a difficult one, they are tactically very strong. But for us it's important to win so as to keep chasing a top-three finish.

"We are also focused on winning the game against Internazionale [in the Italian Cup]. We want to win all our games. We had a lot of shots on target against Chievo in the first round but we failed to win.

"Which is why consistency is key to reach important targets."

Asked to give a full update on injured players, the Spaniard added: "[Walter] Gargano is fit, he can play.

"[Lorenzo] Insigne, Michu and [Juan Camilo] Zuniga are responding well to treatment.

"Camilo is also working with the rest of the squad. Michu was with us this week and Insigne is recovering slowly."

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