Udinese boss Francesco Guidolin has admitted he is 'excited and proud' at reaching 500 games as a Serie A Coach.
The 49-year-old has been in charge of five clubs in Italy's top division since 1993 and has revealed that the game against Juventus on Saturday, where he will reach the milestone, will be a great achievement.
“I am excited and very proud,” he told reporters. “To be alongside some of the great names is a real honour.
“I am extremely happy – it is probably one of the most important moments in my career.
“I am pleased with everything I have done.”
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