Tuesday July 28 2020
Zenga defends his Cagliari record

Cagliari coach Walter Zenga defends his work at the club amid sack rumours and wants to see the team ‘going on the attack’ against Juventus.

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“Juve are a great team, so the fact they’ve already won the Scudetto makes no difference, they won’t give us an inch,” insists Zenga in his press conference.

“More importantly, I expect to see a Cagliari side playing without fear or pressure, going on the attack and thinking of how they can win it. We’ve been lacking a victory for a while, but the team has largely played well.”

There are multiple reports Zenga will not be staying at the Sardegna Arena beyond this summer, with Fabio Liverani of Lecce the favourite to replace him.

“The problem is that when there are so many games close together, we don’t have time to do any real tactical work in training. A Coach can only do so much in two months. Being under the spotlight and ready for criticism comes with the territory, but I do get disappointed when I see personal attacks or insults towards the team.

“I’d like for someone to consider the idea of me coaching this team on a weekly basis. We’re going into a training retreat today and will do it before the final game of the season with Milan too.

“The President is quite rightly angry at the way the season has gone, just as it’s natural that there can be some raised voices in the dressing room. I only take responsibility for the time I was on the bench, so from June 23 onwards, and we always had important players out injured.”

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