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Tuesday November 5 2019
Dunga: 'Paqueta can't save Milan'

Former Brazil coach Dunga said Milan can’t expect 22-year-old Lucas Paqueta to “solve their problems on his own.”

Paqueta came to the Rossoneri in January this year and has since played 22 games in Serie A, scoring once since his €35m transfer from Flamengo.

Dunga is afraid the Italian giant have placed far too much importance on his performances since the 22-year-old arrived.

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Wednesday May 24 2017
Dunga: ‘Totti emotions remain’

Former Fiorentina midfielder Dunga laments Francesco Totti’s retirement, but praises his “wonderful career”.

The Roma captain will play his final game for the club on Sunday, and it’s likely to be his final game as a professional, given there is an offer on the table to become a director with the Giallorossi.

“He’s one who you knew would be a champion from when he was a kid,” Dunga said on TeleRadioStereo.

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Wednesday May 25 2016
Alisson: ‘At Roma to play’

Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson isn’t joining Roma to be a backup - “I’m going there to play”.

The 23-year-old has agreed a deal to sign for the Giallorossi, and will officially join the club when the transfer window opens.

However, having been called-up to the preliminary Brazil squad for the Copa America, the ‘keeper is not keen to lose his place at international level.

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Wednesday August 19 2015
Dunga: ‘Alex Sandro worthy of Juventus’

Brazil Coach Dunga assures 'Alex Sandro is a player worthy of Juventus’ with the full-back set to join from Porto.

The left-back is believed to be close to completing a transfer to the Bianconeri, for a fee of around €22m, and the Selecao boss explained to Tuttosport what the Old Lady will be getting.

“It would be a coup for the Bianconeri,” Dunga told the newspaper.

“He’s a classic Brazilian full-back, he combines great technique and speed. He’s hit a few shots reminiscent of Roberto Carlos.

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Saturday April 11 2015
Dunga: 'Lay off Felipe Anderson'

Carlos Dunga warned Lazio not to put too much pressure on Felipe Anderson. “It can become a boomerang.”

The 21-year-old has shot to fame after nine goals and seven assists in 23 Serie A games this season, fuelling calls for him to be given a Brazil call-up.

“He should be left along and not compared to Cristiano Ronaldo,” Seleçao boss Dunga told Tuttosport.

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Saturday April 11 2015
Dunga: 'Juventus should buy Oscar'

Brazil boss Carlos Dunga advised Juventus to buy Oscar from Chelsea. “He reminds me of Roberto Baggio.”

This is not the first time that Oscar has been linked with a move to Turin and he got the thumbs-up from the manager of the Seleçao.

“Oscar has technique, reads situations well and is a modern and versatile trequartista,” Dunga told Tuttosport.

“He reminds me of Roberto Baggio, but also has similarities to Massimiliano Allegri.

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Monday March 30 2015
Dunga: ‘Neto, don’t go to Juventus’

Brazil CT Dunga has urged Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto not to join Juventus - ‘a young talent has to play’.

The 25-year-old is leaving the Viola at the end of the season when his contract expires, with rumours he has a gentleman’s agreement with the Bianconeri.

Neto has represented Brazil at Under-23 level, and the Coach of the senior team warns against challenging Gianluigi Buffon for a spot at Juventus.

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Thursday October 23 2014
Brazil: Neto, Rafael in, Maicon out

Brazil Coach Carlos Dunga has named Norberto Neto and Rafael Cabral in his latest squad, with no place for Douglas Maicon.

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Thursday September 25 2014
‘Maicon would lose his contract’

Carlos Dunga says if he reveals why Douglas Maicon was suspended for Brazil, the player risks losing his contract with Roma and with his sponsors.

The veteran full-back was sent home early from the Selecao midway through September’s internationals over an incident that the Brazilian Football Confederation have refused to offer particular detail on.

Commenting on the matter once more this week, the team’s head Coach has explained that again, specifics won’t be forthcoming.

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Tuesday September 9 2014
Garcia to stick by Maicon

Douglas Maicon is expected to meet with Rudi Garcia today, with the Roma Coach reportedly ready to reaffirm his faith in the defender.

The 33-year-old’s international career is speculated as most likely over following his dismissal from the Brazil training camp for ‘an internal problem’.

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