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Jorginho and Giandomenico Mesto out, Faouzi Ghoulam back for Udinese

One key player is back from injury, but tomorrow's match will be missing another as well as an important part of the bench.

Paolo Bruno

This is one of those times that it feels like Napoli fans just aren't allowed to have nice things.

Napoli will finally be getting back their starting left back, almost a month after Faouzi Ghoulam was lost to a fractured arm against Athletic Bilbao. He's been badly missed, especially when Miguel Britos has had to play in his place instead of Camilo Zuniga, and his return will help bring some much-needed balance back to the side, especially if Rafa Benitez takes the opportunity to use Zuniga over Christian Maggio.

Unfortunately, the news isn't all good: both Jorginho and Giandomenico Mesto are out with unspecified "muscular problems". That's pretty unfortunate; losing a key starting midfielder and an important reserve fullback stings, even if it's just for one match. Though in Jorginho's case, Napoli's improved depth in midfield should help, with either Jonathan De Guzman or David Lopez stepping in alongside Gokhan Inler. Just as long as it isn't Walter Gargano in the lineup, again, we should be good.

Here's the full squad available for tomorrow's match against Udinese:

Goalkeepers: Rafael Cabral, Mariano Andujar, Roberto Colombo

Defenders: Christian Maggio, Henrique Buss, Raul Albiol, Kalidou Koulibaly, Miguel Britos, Camilo Zuniga, Faouzi Ghoulam

Midfielders: Gokhan Inler, Walter Gargano, Jonathan De Guzman, David Lopez, Dries Mertens, Marek Hamsik, Michu

Forwards: Lorenzo Insigne, Jose Callejon, Gonzalo Higuain, Duvan Zapata