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Friday August 5 2016
‘Roma-Porto more than a qualifier’

Luciano Spalletti has labelled Roma’s Champions League play-off with Porto as ‘more than a qualifier.’

The Giallorossi today found out that they would face the Portuguese outfit in a two-legged tie, with the winners taking their place in the lucrative Group Stage of Europe’s premier club competition.

In a brief encounter with journalists following the draw, the Stadio Olimpico Coach highlighted the value of the tie, both in terms of finance and prestige.

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Tuesday August 2 2016
Spalletti: Roma could be better

Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti believes his side could do better despite their 2-1 win over Liverpool.

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Edin Dzeko gave the Giallorossi victory in St Louis on Monday night, but speaking post-match the Stadio Olimpico boss was not entirely satisfied with what he saw.

“There were a lot of situations in advanced positions where both teams could have scored more goals in the first half,” Spalletti explained.

“In my opinion we didn’t have enough personality because we could have moved the ball better.

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Monday October 5 2015
Milan, Mihajlovic risks sack?

Sinisa Mihajlovic is reportedly under examination after the defeat to Fiorentina and could be replaced with Roberto Donadoni or Luciano Spalletti.

The 4-0 loss at San Siro had disastrous effects on the club's collective environment, with morale falling to a new low and emphatic protests by the tifosi.

According to La Repubblica, the situation is dire enough that Mihajlovic's bench is no longer certain.

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Sunday September 6 2015
Spalletti: 'Inter v Roma for Scudetto'

Luciano Spalletti sees Inter and Roma as favourites for the Scudetto, “but don’t leave Juventus for dead.”

The former Zenit Coach spoke to La Gazzetta dello Sport about the contenders for the Serie A crown.

“After the transfer activity at Inter, they have to accept the Scudetto challenge and not hide from it,” said Spalletti.

“Roberto Mancini used the last six months to start the selection process and perform experiments. It’s a big advantage to have.

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Friday August 14 2015
Montella in pole for Marseilles

Former Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella is believed to be the first choice for Olympique Marseilles President Vincent Labrune.

The Ligue 1 side are reforming after the unexpected departure of Marcelo Bielsa, and they may be looking to Italy for their future.

Labrune has been known to be juggling several Italian names, including the likes of former Zenit St Peterburg's Luciano Spalletti and former Inter's Walter Mazzarri.

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Saturday June 6 2015
Sarri advanced Napoli talks

There are growing reports that Maurizio Sarri is in advanced talks with Napoli, beating Luciano Spalletti and Cesare Prandelli.

The first choice to replace Rafa Benitez was Unai Emery, but he definitively ruled himself out by signing a contract extension with Sevilla on Friday.

Spalletti and Prandelli were considered options, but reports emerging from Naples suggest Sarri is on the verge of agreeing terms.

The tactician resigned from Empoli this week, citing the need for new challenges, and Napoli would certainly provide those.

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Wednesday June 3 2015
Spalletti: 'Garcia got it wrong'

Luciano Spalletti is in the running for the Roma job and criticised Rudi Garcia’s man-management skills.

The former Zenit Coach confessed he is “waiting for a call” to work in Italy again, linked heavily with the positions at Napoli and his old club Roma.

“The Giallorossi have a good squad and I hope I am not disturbing Garcia’s work by saying this,” Spalletti told Sky Sport Italia.

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Wednesday June 3 2015
Spalletti: 'I want Serie A job'

Luciano Spalletti confirmed he is “waiting for a call and would like to work in Italy” after links with Roma and Napoli.

The former Zenit Coach is tipped for a return to Serie A and admits this is the plan.

“I am like many others a Coach waiting for a phone call to get back on a bench,” Spalletti told Sky Sport Italia.

“I’d like to work in Italy after an experience abroad that was fundamental for my growth process.

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Saturday May 30 2015
Fiorentina hold Montella summit

Vincenzo Montella will meet Fiorentina President Andrea Della Valle today to discuss his renewal terms.

The Coach's campaign with the Viola impressed several onlookers but the friction with the supporters, particularly after the Europa League semi-finals, may point towards a summer exit.

La Gazzetta dello Sport reports that the Coach and the President will meet today with a view to discuss the terms and conditions for a continued relationship.

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Wednesday May 27 2015
Napoli: Upgrade Coach with UCL?

Napoli could look to Luciano Spalletti, Jurgen Klopp, Unai Emery or Cesare Prandelli if they reach the Champions League.

The Partenopei are resigned to the idea Rafa Benitez will leave when his contract expires next month to take over at Real Madrid.

Until now the replacement had seemed fairly certain – current Sampdoria boss Sinisa Mihajlovic.

However, Sky Sport Italia insist the situation is not so cut and dried, because there’s a big difference between finishing fourth and third.

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