The Viola are aiming for a fourth consecutive victory in all competitions.
"Napoli deserve their current position in the table and are Scudetto contenders, even if playing in the Champions League threatens to take a lot out of them," said Montella.
"They have changed a great deal compared to last season, but the club worked well to construct a strong, solid and homogenous squad, while Rafa Benitez is a Coach of international standing. He has done well to settle so quickly into the Neapolitan context."
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