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Thursday August 29 2019
Mazzarri: 'Toro superior in Wolverhampton'

Walter Mazzarri insists “the statistics show Torino were superior on the night and did not deserve to lose” their Europa League play-off with Wolves.

The Granata already had a mountain to climb after a 3-2 first leg home defeat and also lost 2-1 at Molineux, as the Andrea Belotti equaliser lasted barely 60 seconds before falling behind again.

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Wednesday August 28 2019
Mazzarri: 'Toro won't beg Nkoulou'

Walter Mazzarri bitterly criticised Nicolas Nkoulou for putting Torino’s Europa League qualification at risk and has injury concerns against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The first leg of this play-off ended 3-2 for Wolves in Turin and the decider for a place in the Europa League group phase is at Molineux on Thursday evening.

The fall-out from that defeat is still affecting Toro, above all the controversy caused by defender Nkoulou effectively demanding a transfer.

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Sunday August 25 2019
Mazzarri: 'N'Koulou refused to play'

Walter Mazzarri and President Urbano Cairo confirm Nicolas N’Koulou refused to play against Sassuolo after interest from Roma.

The defender has been heavily linked with a move to the Stadio Olimpico in the final days of the transfer window, which closes on September 2.

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Sunday August 25 2019
De Zerbi: 'Mazzarri one of the best'

Sassuolo boss Roberto De Zerbi claims Walter Mazzarri is “one of the best Coaches in Italy” ahead of tonight’s Torino game.

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

“Mazzarri has been working for such a long time and is one of the best Coaches in Italy,” said De Zerbi in his Press conference.

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Sunday August 25 2019
Mazzarri: 'Serie A becomes unpredictable'

Torino Coach Walter Mazzarri believes “this is the year when Serie A becomes unpredictable and fascinating again” ahead of their Sassuolo clash.

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

“I believe that this Serie A season, considering everything we’ve seen so far this summer, is going to be very unpredictable,” the Coach told Torino Channel.

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Friday August 23 2019
Toro mental gap with Wolves

Torino showed against Wolverhampton Wanderers that they lack the mentality at Europa League level, argues Vilizar Yakimov.

Ever since the draw decided paired Torino with Wolverhampton in the final round of the Europa League qualifications, it became clear that the Granata would have a tough time against Nuno Espirito Santo’s men.

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Thursday August 22 2019
Mazzarri: 'Torino didn't deserve to lose'

Walter Mazzarri insists Torino “didn’t deserve to lose and dominated possession” against Wolves, but “we can still do it” in the Europa League play-off.

The Granata have a huge task ahead of them to turn this around after a 3-2 home defeat, as the second leg of this play-off is at Molineaux next Thursday.

It had seemed practically impossible at 3-1, but a late Andrea Belotti penalty left some hope.

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Wednesday August 21 2019
'Wolves will see Toro spirit'

Walter Mazzarri has warned Wolverhampton Wanderers that Torino will bring out their ‘spirit’ on Thursday.

Toro host Wolves in the first leg of their Europa League playoff tomorrow, and Mazzarri made it clear they had much to give against a side who also finished seventh last season. 

“I’m convinced Toro’s spirit will come out. I want a team who never give up, who always stick together,” he said at a Press conference.

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Wednesday August 14 2019
Mazzarri: 'Torino must win everywhere'

Walter Mazzarri again urged Torino to “win every game in every arena” ahead of their Europa League preliminary round tie with Shakhtyor Soligorsk.

The first leg ended 5-0, with the decider in Minsk on Thursday at 18.00 UK time.

“We mustn’t think about the first leg, just the way we ignored that result against Debrecen in the last round,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

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Tuesday August 13 2019
Lozano pushes Verdi to Torino

With Hirving Lozano on the verge of a Napoli move, it’s reported Simone Verdi now has the all-clear to join Torino for €20-22m plus half his future fee.

According to Sportitalia and Tuttosport, the imminent arrival of Mexico international winger Lozano from PSV Eindhoven allows the Partenopei to release Verdi.

He has been targeted by Torino for months and finally seems set to join Walter Mazzarri’s men.

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