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Maurizio Sarri: I don't care about expectations or Saturday's game against Juventus


Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri says the focus in on tomorrow's game against Carpi and not on the weekend game against Juventus.

The Partenopei were in devastating form against Club Brugge and Lazio last week but the Italian says his players should not underestimate newly-promoted Carpi on Wednesday night.

"I don't care about the table, expectations or Saturday's game against Juventus," Sarri told reporters.

"My focus is on tomorrow's game against Carpi, a very strong team.

"Tomorrow we have to show that we are making important progress. I know Carpi, they changed 5-6 players in the summer and they can have a good season in the Serie A after winning the Serie B last season.

"He [Marek Hamsik] is fit, he trained with the rest of the group and will be assessed on Wednesday morning.

"[Rotation?] This is a delicate time because four games in a week are a lot. It would be logical to rest a number of players but at the same time we need consistency.

"I'm not interested in the next game against Juventus, so the starting line-up will not be made thinking about Juventus because the most important game is the next one, and that's Carpi."

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