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Balotelli and Sneijder not "ready" for Napoli

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August 11, 2017

Balotelli and Sneijder not "ready" for Napoli

Will Mario Balotelli and Wesley Sneijder be ready for Wednesday's trip to Naples? Lucien Favre responded in the negative in his post-match press conference: "No, I don't think they'll be there. They're two important players but they're not ready for a match like that. Wesley Sneijder did some work with a physical trainer in the Netherlands but he still needs a couple of weeks. Mario won't start. I can't tell you whether he will be in the squad - we need to do some x-rays to see whether his hamstring strain has healed, but I don't think it will have."