Napoli stars set to recover for Swansea clash


Napoli look set to call on Pepe Reina and Gonzalo Higuain for their Europa League game at Swansea despite injury concerns.

Swansea will have their work cut out when they face Serie A contenders Napoli tomorrow evening at the Liberty Stadium.

After a mid-season wobble, Napoli have returned to commanding form and eased past Roma 3-0 in the Coppa Italia before seeing off Sassuolo.

Rafa Benitez is determined to deliver a trophy at the Stadio San Paolo and the Europa League is the most likely this season.

Swansea's task looked to be eased with the news that Napoli striking star Higuain had picked up a back injury and goalkeeper Reina was struggling for fitness.

But both men have been included in the squad to travel to Wales and the latest reports suggest that both are likely to play.

Sportmediaset claims that Higuain is back in full training with his teammates and worries over the condition of his back proved premature.

It is possible that Benitez will start Higuain on the bench and bring him on for the second half should he be needed.

Brazilian midfielder Jorginho, who was a target for Liverpool before signing from Hellas Verona in January, will make the trip but he isn't allowed to play as he isn't included in Napoli's Europa League squad. 

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