Italian Paper Talk: ‘Mourinho’s Wall’ Extreme Catenaccio From Chelsea Boss

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Juve set to move for Nani and Mandzukic amongst others in summer.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Jose Mourinho is under fire while Juventus eye their summer transfer targets.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Jose Mourinho’s wall – Extreme Catenaccio from Chelsea boss but they secure 0-0 draw against Atletico Madrid ahead of second leg at Stamford Bridge.

– Massimo Moratti on Mou: “He would return to us”.

– Rafa Benitez, return to Milan, where he won the Supercup and World Club Cup.

– Adriano Galliani-Braida, friends discuss co-ownership move for Andrea Poli.

– Antonio Cassano, Luca Toni, Alberto Gilardino – Serie A has the oldest average age for top scorers at 27 – the only exception is Ciro Immobile.

Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Carlo Ancelotti- Pep Guardiola, the challenge as Real Madrid prepare to take on Bayern Munich in clash of heavyweights in Champions League semi-final.

– Inter Milan owner Erick Thohir to keep coach Walter  Mazzarri: “Stays with Inter for a year… in football they change too often”.

– AC Milan fear, Mattia De Sciglio puts himself on the market: “For now I’ll stay, but if an offer arrives…”

– Juventus prepare to take on Benfica, and eye move for Manchester United winger Nani.

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Juve move for Bayern striker Mario Mandzukic.

– Europa League, Juve midfielder Claudio Marchisio: “We’re going to the final”.

– Mourinho loses Petr Cech, but Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone can’t find the goal.

– Europe’s top clubs eye Inter starlet Mauro Icardi, but he reveals: “I want to stay”.

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