Italian Paper Talk: Roberto Mancini Targeting Atletico Madrid Star

Conte calls on Italy to play as a team against Croatia…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as new Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini has fixed his sights on Atletico Madrid’s Alessio Cerci.


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– Mancini and Conte destinies intertwined.

– Only victory!

– Mancio: ‘Inter, bring out all you’ve got. I like Thohir’s project, but I’m no magician. We have to bring enthusiasm back. The players should have fun’.

– Antonio Conte: ‘Italy, bring out your style. We must try to be a team!’

– Mario Balotelli returns to Liverpool, Simone Zaza and Ciro Immobile will start up front with Matteo Darmian at centre-back.

– Claudio Ranieri sacked, now Greece think of Giovanni Trapattoni.

– Russia: Fabio Capello out of money and points.

– Arturo Vidal runs for Chile, his knee is ok.

– DVDs and Francesco Totti to help Juan Iturbe soar.


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– Mancini, Cerci and controversy.

– All for the Atletico talent, the Coach works for it personally.

– Beppe Baresi out of Inter and his daughter attacks Mancio.

– First test under the rain for an anti-Milan 4-3-1-2.

– Simone Inzaghi: ‘I’ll tell you about Pippo and Roby, my two brothers’.

– Italy-Croatia, a flood of problems. Angelo Ogbonna injured, Balotelli mystery, San Siro flooded.

– Conte: ‘It’s tough’.

– Ranieri fired, here are Trap or Gattuso. Greece stick with Italian tacticians.

– Now even Capello risks his bench as Russia beaten in Austria.

– Perisic-Napoli, it can be done.

– Keita-Morata, Lazio-Juve is a Spanish derby.

– Parma seek €20m to avoid bankruptcy.

– Bologna, double alarm. Club in controversy again after home defeat to Brescia.


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– Beppe Marotta: ‘You attack us, we win’.

– Juve general manager: ‘We are the strongest, so it’s normal to be under siege, but what our rivals say just fires us up even more’.

– ‘In January we’re waiting for an opportunity, while in June… Giovinco to Toro? If the player and Cairo ask’.

– Half of Italy is under water. Azzurri, make us smile. High alert in Milan, where tonight the Nazionale face Croatia.

– Genoa flooded and Tuesday’s friendly with Albania risks being abandoned.

– Greece sack Ranieri, Capello another defeat and San Marino historic point.

– Mancini: We’ll get back to the top. ‘However, I don’t have a magic wand’.

– Inter resume from the 4-3-1-2.

– Pecci: ‘Toro, Quaglia is a guarantee’.

– Sarri: ‘Rugani and the Empoli miracle’.

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