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Thursday July 23 2015
Zenga to quit if Cassano signs

Walter Zenga threatened to resign as Coach if Sampdoria sign Antonio Cassano, so Cesare Prandelli is on alert.

The extraordinary situation was outlined by both Tuttosport and Sport Mediaset.

Zenga repeatedly told the media that Cassano is not part of his plans, but President Massimo Ferrero commented many times that he is interested in bringing FantAntonio back to Marassi.

The conflicting views have driven a wedge between club and tactician, to the degree that Zenga threatened to walk away if Cassano arrives.

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Sunday June 28 2015
Prandelli: 'Ruined by one game'

Cesare Prandelli believes his “four incredible years as Italy Coach were ruined by just one game. It’ll always be an open wound.”

The former Azzurri boss resigned after crashing out of the 2014 World Cup at the group phase after a 1-0 defeat to Uruguay.

He spoke to Radio Due and was asked if it was true that he hasn’t watched an Italy game since.

“It’s true. We had four incredible years, then just one game ruined everything. It’s an open wound and always will be.

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Thursday June 18 2015
Prandelli: ‘Bonucci can’t judge’

Cesare Prandelli says Leonardo Bonucci has ‘neither the means or the knowledge’ to criticise his Italy preparations.

The defender criticised the Azzurri training under Prandelli this week, stating that he and his teammates had spent too much time in front of the computer.

“He’s proving himself to be one of the best,” Prandelli said of Bonucci, speaking to Sky.

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Thursday June 18 2015
Prandelli was close to Juventus

Cesare Prandelli reveals he could have joined Juventus on two occasions, and discusses his Galatasaray experience.

The former Italy CT is currently out of work after being dismissed by the Turkish club, and explains he turned down the Bianconeri twice before taking the Azzurri job.

“Was I close to Juventus? A few years ago, yes,” Prandelli explained, in an interview with Corriere dello Sport.

“The first time, when I was at Parma, I spoke to [Luciano] Moggi, [Antonio] Giraudo and [Roberto] Bettega.

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Thursday June 18 2015
Prandelli: ‘No Italian offers’

Former Italy CT Cesare Prandelli reveals he hasn’t had ‘any kind of offer’ from Serie A clubs, after leaving Galatasaray.

The former Fiorentina Coach stood down from his position with the Azzurri after a disastrous World Cup, taking over the Turkish side, before being dismissed in November.

“I’ve had good offers in Europe,” Prandelli told Corriere dello Sport.

“But I had this dispute with Galatasaray, and if you ask for time not all of them will wait for you. I haven’t had any kind of offers from Italy.

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Tuesday June 16 2015
Conte: 'A healthy defeat'

Antonio Conte blamed Cesare Prandelli for the seeding problem and hopes Italy’s defeat to Portugal “can be healthy.”

The Coach lost his unbeaten record on the Azzurri bench in tonight’s 1-0 friendly loss in Geneva.

“These games are important, as in my view they help you to grow and understand many things,” Conte told Rai Sport.

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Monday June 15 2015
Bonucci: ‘Prandelli wasted time’

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci says they ‘wasted time on tests and analysis’ under Cesare Prandelli.

Former FIGC director general Antonello Valentini gave an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport in which he criticised the former CT’s approach, and Bonucci appeared to agree.

“When we started with Prandelli for the World Cup, the conditions were very different from how things turned out,” Bonucci admitted in a Press conference ahead of the friendly with Portugal.

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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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Thursday June 4 2015
Napoli turn to Prandelli?

It’s reported that Napoli could look to Cesare Prandelli as the man to replace Rafa Benitez on the San Paolo bench.

Benitez left his job as Partenopei Coach at the end of his contract, joining Real Madrid and leaving the Vesuviani job vacant.

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Tuesday June 2 2015
The Brains Behind The Midfield Marvel

As Andrea Pirlo prepares for his fourth Champions League final, Rossella Marrai attempts to explain what makes him tick.

Cesare Prandelli once described Andrea Pirlo as ‘a player who belongs to everyone’ and never has a truer word been spoken about the bearded genius. Whether you are a Juventus fan living the dream, a disappointed Milan fan still angry at his exit or simply an observer, Pirlo’s elegant style of play is one that leaves any football fan drooling at the sight of his simply mesmerising play.

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