Category: Mancini

Mancini: “Inter Are Doing Very Well & Keeping Competition Alive In Serie A” – SempreInter
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Mancini: “Inter Are Doing Very Well & Keeping Competition Alive In Serie A” – SempreInter

Former Inter and current Italian national team manager Roberto Mancini has praised Inter for their continued good performances this season. Over the weekend Antonio Conte’s side returned to the top of the pile in Serie A with thanks to them winning 2-1 at home to SPAL and Juventus dropping points as they drew 2-2 with…

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Roberto Mancini praises young Italy stars after Armenia rout – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
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Roberto Mancini praises young Italy stars after Armenia rout – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

National Sport News   By Press Association 2019 Roberto Mancini has guided Italy to Euro 2020 Italy coach Roberto Mancini hailed his rising stars after they rounded off their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign in exhilarating fashion with a 9-1 win over Armenia in Palermo.Ciro Immobile and Nicolo Zaniolo stepped up and scored two goals each…

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Mancini: Italy have closed gap to Europe’s strongest nations – BeSoccer EN
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Mancini: Italy have closed gap to Europe’s strongest nations – BeSoccer EN

Italy have room to improve but are not far from the level of Europe’s best, according to head coach Roberto Mancini. Roberto Mancini believes an improving Italy are ready to compete with the continent’s top teams after sealing a place at Euro 2020. Jorginho and Federico Bernardeschi scored in a 2-0 victory over Greece in…

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Mancini won’t rule out Arsenal’s Martinelli – Football Italia

Italy CT Roberto Mancini has refused to rule out a call-up for Brazil-born Arsenal attacker Gabriel Martinelli. “We need to wait…” Martinelli only joined Arsenal over the summer but has already made an impact for the Gunners, with four goals in his first appearances. It has since emerged that the 18-year-old has an Italian passport,…

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Mancini: ‘Emerson injury not serious’ – Football Italia

Roberto Mancini assures Emerson Palmieri’s injury while on international duty with Italy was “nothing serious.” The Chelsea left-back started tonight’s 2-1 Euro 2020 qualifier in Finland, but lasted only eight minutes before limping off. He pulled up when chasing down Teemu Pukki on the counter-attack and immediately asked to be substituted. “It was nothing serious,…

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Mancini drops Italy’s young guns Kean and Zaniolo for ill-discipline – The Punch
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Mancini drops Italy’s young guns Kean and Zaniolo for ill-discipline – The Punch

Italy coach Roberto Mancini has dropped Moise Kean and Nicolo Zaniolo from his squad picked on Friday to face Armenia and Finland in Euro 2020 qualifying, punishing the starlets for their behaviour during the Under-21 European Championships. Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini, 35, who had been named in the squad, was later ruled out as he…

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Roberto Mancini said he is sure Everton will be a good experience for Moise Kean – Sportslens.com
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Roberto Mancini said he is sure Everton will be a good experience for Moise Kean – Sportslens.com

Everton snapped up Italy international striker Moise Kean for £29 million from Juventus this summer, and the teenager has been widely tipped to finally help the Toffees replace Romelu Lukaku’s goals. Kean featured in 16 Serie A games for Juventus last term, starting five games and scoring seven goals. However, the arrival of Maurizio Sarri…

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Roberto Mancini: I love Mario Balotelli but I can’t do anything for him anymore – Goal
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Roberto Mancini: I love Mario Balotelli but I can’t do anything for him anymore – Goal

Roberto Mancini has supported Mario Balotelli during his eventful career but is frustrated the Italy striker does not have a club. Mario Balotelli being without a club as a new season approaches is “not normal”, says Italy head coach Roberto Mancini. Balotelli is reportedly close to joining hometown club Brescia after negotiations with Brazilian giants…

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Mancini: Quagliarella for 2020! – Football Italia

Italy CT Roberto Mancini won’t rule Fabio Quagliarella out of the Euro 2020 squad, much like Antonio Di Natale at Euro 2012. “He’s here on merit.”  The Azzurri maintained their perfect start to Euro 2020 qualifying with a 6-0 victory over Liechtenstein, having beaten Finland 2-0 on Saturday. This puts them top of Group J,…

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Italy, Mancini: ‘Three-four changes tomorrow, we are happy’ – Calciomercato.com english news
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Italy, Mancini: ‘Three-four changes tomorrow, we are happy’ – Calciomercato.com english news

25 March at 19:55 After the victory in the Euro 2020 qualifying debut against Finland, Italy are preparing to take on Liechtenstein tomorrow evening. Italy’s manager, Roberto Mancini, spoke to the media during today’s press conference.  On the moment: “We are happy, we wanted to bring back enthusiasm we were able to do so through…

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Italy, Mancini: ‘Kean has an amazing talent…’ – Calciomercato.com english news
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Italy, Mancini: ‘Kean has an amazing talent…’ – Calciomercato.com english news

23 March at 23:40 Italy boss Roberto Mancini spoke to Rai Sport after the Italy-Finland 2-0 game, here is what he had to say on the matter: ‘ Finland? Well it wasn’t an easy game for us since Finland defended right from the start of the game. It wasn’t easy to break them down but…

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Mancini: ‘Chelsea star can help Italy youths to improve, Bernardeschi must score more goals’ – Calciomercato.com english news
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Mancini: ‘Chelsea star can help Italy youths to improve, Bernardeschi must score more goals’ – Calciomercato.com english news

23 March at 16:10 Italy national team coach Roberto Mancini spoke with Rai Sport ahead of tonight’s clash with Finland. Juve star Moise Kean is set to start from the first minute: “I think he is a predestined, he can become an important player for the national team. I’ve picked up many young players that can…

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Mancini: ‘Zaniolo comparable to Pogba; Tonali should be playing in Serie A’ – Calciomercato.com english news
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Mancini: ‘Zaniolo comparable to Pogba; Tonali should be playing in Serie A’ – Calciomercato.com english news

15 February at 10:15 Italian national team head coach Roberto Mancini spoke to the Corriere della Sera, giving a lengthy interview in which he covers several key topics.  Most notably, Mancini discussed Roma’s in-form starlet Nicolo Zaniolo – as well as other Italian youth prospects, Balotelli, Ciro Immobile and their goals with the team. “Zaniolo? ​I had followed him at the European…

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Roma and Zaniolo give Mancini cause for optimism – Eurosport.com
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Roma and Zaniolo give Mancini cause for optimism – Eurosport.com

On Tuesday, Mancini was among the crowd at the Stadio Olimpico as all three played in Roma’s 2-1 Champions League win over Porto and may have left feeling far more optimistic about the national team’s future. In all, Roma fielded seven Italians in their starting line-up for the last 16 match, the first team to…

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Balotelli news: Mancini challenges Marseille striker to reclaim Italy place – Goal.com
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Balotelli news: Mancini challenges Marseille striker to reclaim Italy place – Goal.com

The controversial striker is still in contention to feature for his country, but his form must improve between now and the end of March Roberto Mancini says Mario Balotelli remains in his Italy plans but insists it is up to the Marseille striker to prove his worth.  Balotelli has endured a turbulent campaign, failing to…

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