Tuesday November 15 2011
Guidolin sees big Udinese future

Francesco Guidolin is enthusiastic about Udinese’s newly-unveiled plans to build a new stadium.

The city council passed a vote this week to give the club the all-clear to reconstruct the Stadio Friuli, so work could begin in the summer.

“This is a battle the President has been carrying on with great determination,” said the Coach.

“Giampaolo Pozzo is a guarantee for all of us, fans and sporting figures in Friuli, because he does whatever he can to bring us a new, comfortable stadium that it will be a pleasure to visit. I hope it will be developed soon.”

In the meantime, Udinese are joint top of the table with Lazio ahead of this weekend’s meeting with Parma.

“We know that we do not really belong in this position for long. However, we have earned and deserved it. Let’s not kid ourselves about the Scudetto and continue along our path.

“We must prepare to be competitive in a difficult arena like the Tardini. I know the Parma squad and this is going to be a tough game.

“In particular, Sebastian Giovinco is one of the best young players in Italy. Would I have liked to see a few of my Udinese players in the Nazionale? Yes, but I wouldn’t give Cesare Prandelli any advice.”

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