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Monday September 12 2016
Trap: ‘I could have coached Germany’

Giovanni Trapattoni has revealed he could have coached Germany, but did not because of this wife.

In an interview with ItaSportPress, the 77-year old explained how he received an offer from the Mannschaft in 2000, following his departure from Fiorentina.

“When I left Fiorentina in 2000, I was getting closer to joining the German national team,” Trapattoni began.

“I reflected on it, but then I rejected the offer. The reason for the decision was my wife.

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Tuesday September 22 2015
‘Inter have quality and physicality’

Roberto Mancini deserves credit for building a tough and quality Inter side, according to Giovanni Trapattoni.

Speaking in an interview with Tuttosport, the veteran Coach praised Mancio for finding a good balance to his squad with his summer signings.

"Mancini is experienced and has many merits,” said the 76-year-old.

“The difficulties he had last year are proving to be a strength. He got an idea of ​​the squad and then asked for the players he needed on the transfer market.

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Tuesday September 22 2015
Trap ‘not surprised by Inter’

Giovanni Trapattoni ‘hasn’t been surprised by Inter’ and thinks they will challenge Roma and Juventus for the title.

The former Azzurri CT praised Nerazzurri Coach Roberto Mancini for building a team he believes are capable of going all the way.

"I haven’t been surprised by Inter,” he said to Tuttosport.

“Of course, few thought they’d have such a fast start, but Mancini has a team with some very interesting elements, that is strong physically and technically.

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Wednesday September 16 2015
Trap: ‘Sarri right for Napoli’

Giovanni Trapattoni is confident Maurizio Sarri is ‘the right choice for Napoli’.

The Coach arrived at San Paolo from Empoli this summer, but is yet to win a Serie A game, and has been criticised by club legend Diego Maradona.

“I’ve been following Sarri’s work in real time,” Trapattoni told TMW Magazine.

“In every situation where he’s been working he’s always built a side capable of quality football and getting results.

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Tuesday September 15 2015
Trap: ‘Juventus still in title fight’

Giovanni Trapattoni says Juventus ‘still have the ability to fight for the Scudetto’ despite a poor start.

The legendary Coach won six Scudetti and the European Cup in his time with the Bianconeri, and believes they can still bounce back from a poor start to the season.

“They’re preparing in a new way,” Trapattoni explained, speaking to Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli.

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Tuesday September 15 2015
‘Scudetto not a fantasy for Inter’

Giovanni Trapattoni believes ‘it’s not absolute fantasy’ for Inter to target the Scudetto this season.

The 76-year-old won Serie A with the Nerazzurri in 1989, and though he doesn’t see them as favourites, the former Italy CT wouldn’t rule out the title this year.

“It’s not absolute fantasy to think about winning the League,” Trapattoni told FcInterNews.

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Sunday September 13 2015
Trapattoni: 'Milan overspent'

Giovanni Trapattoni warns tonight’s Milan Derby defies predictions, but thinks the Rossoneri overspent this summer.

It kicks off at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“Derbies are special games that defy predictions and gaps in quality. At times a single incident can turn the whole match on its head,” Trap told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Tuesday September 8 2015
Trap: ‘Serie A most beautiful’

Serie A is ‘the most beautiful league in the world’ according to Giovanni Trapattoni, who also gives Azzurri Coach Antonio Conte his backing. 

The 76-year-old, who has coached Milan, Juventus, Inter, Cagliari and Fiorentina in Italy’s top flight, explained the appeal of Serie A while trying to calm doubts about the national team.

"Our league is the most beautiful in the world because it always gives you strong emotions,” he said to Tuttosport.

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Tuesday September 8 2015
Juventus ‘a seven-headed dragon’

Giovanni Trapattoni says Juventus are like ‘a dragon with seven heads’ and backs them to retain the Scudetto.

The former Bianconeri and Italy Coach also revealed that he sees himself in Massimiliano Allegri and offers his support to Simone Zaza.

“This season will be more balanced than in the past four years, but Juventus will win again,” Trap said to Tuttosport.

“Juve are like a dragon with seven heads, you cut off two but another five remain. You can’t kill them off.

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Thursday August 20 2015
Juventus aim to equal history

A fifth consecutive Scudetto would see Juventus equal the record of some of calcio’s greatest ever teams. Luca Cetta explains why they can do it.

Massimiliano Allegri can complete a journey this season which commenced under predecessor Antonio Conte. When the former captain left Juventus in July 2014, he did so believing he had achieved all he could at Vinovo. Allegri arrived to continue down the path of success.

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