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Friday August 7 2020
Coppa Italia Final at San Siro in 2021?

The 2020-21 Coppa Italia Final is reportedly scheduled for May 19 at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan, commonly known as San Siro.

The tournament usually concludes at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, but that won’t be possible next term.

This is because Euro 2020 was bumped to next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The opening fixture of that competition is now Italy-Turkey on June 11 at the Stadio Olimpico.

UEFA need the stadium handed over to them from May 18.

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Wednesday June 17 2020
Rome retained as Euro 2020 host

Rome has been retained as one of the 12 host cities for Euro 2020, which will start on June 11 next year.

The Olimpico was scheduled to open the European Championship on Monday with Italy-Turkey, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the tournament to be pushed back a year.

Nonetheless, it was confirmed by the UEFA Executive Committee this afternoon that the stadium would remain a host venue and continue to stage the same fixtures as originally planned.

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Wednesday June 17 2020
Mancini: 'We will be ready'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has praised Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Bernardeschi and expects his Azzurri stars to prepare well for Euro 2020 next year.

The European Championship was postponed due to the global pandemic and Mancini has claimed Italy face a tough challenge in the group including Switzerland, Turkey and Wales next summer.

“We were ready for everyone. Everything was set up,” Mancini told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “It wouldn’t have been an easy group, as many thinks, and it won’t be in a year’s time.

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Monday June 15 2020
Mancini: 'Italy will make a good impression'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has claimed the Azzurri will host a ‘beautiful’ Euro 2020 and ‘make a good impression’ before he listed his top three coaches and players during his career.

The former Sampdoria forward enjoyed a stellar career with Bologna, Lazio and Sampdoria and has been equally successful as a coach.

After having led Italy to the European Championship with 10 wins in 10 games, the Azzurri must wait until next summer as the competition was due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sunday June 14 2020
Chiellini: 'I'll play at least another year'

Giorgio Chiellini reveals he might not retire next summer, how he found the mental strength to deal with his knee injury and the role he wants after hanging up his Juventus boots.

The defender will turn 36 in August and has just made a full recovery from a devastating ACL injury, which many feared would end his career.

“I think that if it had happened 10 years ago, I wouldn’t have had the peace of mind to accept it,” he told Martina Colombari in an Instagram Live chat.

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Monday June 8 2020
Mancini: 'Five subs a massive help'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has claimed the five substitutions ‘will be of massive help’ when Serie A resumes with games every three days.

The Azzurri coach revealed he experienced a difficult period in isolation and has claimed the resumption will be ‘problematic' for the coaches..

“I experienced a bad lockdown and I hope that a similar situation will never happen again,” Mancini told Cn24tv.it.

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Monday June 1 2020
Mancini: 'Italy advantage for Euros'

Roberto Mancini believes Italy will be ‘more experienced’ now Euro 2020 has been pushed back a year and expects ‘some surprises’ on Serie A’s return.

Italy’s preparations for the European Championship before the coronavirus outbreak were affected by injuries to Nicolo Zaniolo and Giorgio Chiellini.

However, Chiellini is fit again and Zaniolo is on the mend, while the Azzurri’s young players will get an extra year of first-team football behind them.

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Saturday May 30 2020
Gravina: 'Serie A Plan C and alternative formats'

FIGC President Gabriele Gravina confirms they could ‘consider alternative formats’ should the 2020-21 Serie A season start later than September 12, while defining Plan C for this term.

The three-month lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic forced the European championships to be postponed, while the Coppa Italia is set to resume from June 12-13, followed by Serie A from June 20.

With the Champions League and Europa League planned for August, when will the 2020-21 Serie A season begin?

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Thursday May 21 2020
Mancini: 'Nobody wanted the Italy job'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has claimed ‘nobody wanted to coach the national team’ and his idea was to ‘create something special’ with the Azzurri.

After a successfully qualifying for Euro 2020 with a perfect 10 and was supposed to prepare for the upcoming competition during these weeks.

Mancini felt the Azzurri were in a good moment and would have been difficult to overcome this summer, but will have to hope that he can take advantage from having an even more experienced crop next year.

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Thursday May 21 2020
Mancini: 'Zaniolo must find his role'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has claimed Roma starlet Nicolò Zaniolo ‘must find his role’ but insisted he has what it takes to ‘become an extraordinary player’.

The youngster is recovering from an ACL injury, initially racing against the clock to get into Mancini’s Italy squad for Euro 2020.

With the championship postponed until next summer, Mancini can have the 20-year-old back at his disposal with additional experience from another Serie A season.

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