Italian Paper Talk: Pavel Nedved Discusses Rivals’ Animosity Towards Juventus, Liverpool Love Balotelli And More

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 Lazio president was pushing for the changes to be made…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as the referees reject the proposal of a new way of designating officials to games through ‘draws’.


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– Red card from the referees to Lazio president Claudio Lotito, Nicchi: “No ref draws”.

– Lotito wanted to overhaul the system in which referees are assigned to games. Instead of the officials being designated specifically by the referees association, AIA, he wanted a random draw system to replace it.

– President of referees furious with FIGC president Carlo Tavecchio who supports proposal. “This is the confirmation we’d have done well to vote [rival] Demetrio Albertini for the FIGC”.

– Get more goals – Mario Balotelli still loved by Liverpool.

– Ten-man Parma give in even to Chievo, new owner Manenti arrives and has a message for the fans: “Trust in me”.

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– Referees, Serie A divided.

– Lotito asks for referee draws, clubs divided but Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini backs his rival’s plans for reform of the system.

– Lazio fans angry, “We’ve lost 7 points, that’s enough now”. Supporters call for an end.

– Juve, Alvaro Morata brings Edinson Cavani. If Real Madrid opt to buy back the Spaniard, then Juve will move for PSG striker.

– Antonio Cassano-Bari, marriage can’t go ahead. Former Italy international still searching for a new club.

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– Former Juve star Pavel Nedved: “Juve, opponents, Berardi and Sturaro”.

– Czech legend on why Juve face animosity from their rivals in Serie A: “In Italy when you win too much you get enemies, we’re used to getting attacked on the pitch and off”.

– Nedeved also suggests that Berardi and Sturaro will be part of the future of the team.

– Journey to the Basque hideout, “An honour to face Torino”. Torino prepare for their Europa League tie.

– Inter, another revolution. Samp, Moisander to sign.

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