Monday March 17 2014
Trap on Juve and Benitez

Giovanni Trapattoni celebrated his 75th birthday, revealed the secret to Juventus success and praised Rafa Benitez.

The legendary tactician spoke to Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli after blowing out 75 candles on the cake.

“Juve have the third Scudetto stitched to their chests already,” said the man who won League titles at Juventus, Inter, Bayern Munich, Benfica and Red Bull Salzburg.

“The Bianconeri are so successful because they are making the most of the different atmosphere in the city. Turin ignores them to a degree, so they avoid the euphoria in cities like Rome, Milan or Naples.

“As for Napoli, Rafa Benitez is a balanced and wise man. He has experience and already won numerous trophies in other nations.

“Napoli have the elements to win the Scudetto, as they have the right qualities to pounce on any eventual Juve dip.”

‘Il Trap’ is currently unemployed after terminating his contract with the Republic of Ireland, but confirmed he has turned down several offers and could consider a World Cup squad.

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