When he speaks, Zdenek Zeman he never says anything for granted, and always gives the newspapers lots of headlines. Also on this occasion, guest of an event a Naples where he spoke to the microphones of SkySport, the former coach of the Roma he did not disappoint expectations and, when asked about the Italian national team, he certainly does not mince words:
“I say it from the beginning, I say it all the more now: Italy is the favorite to win the European Championships ”.
Laird praises first of all the work of the CT Roberto Mancini, who was able to give a real game to a national team, teams that often stand out more for individuals than for the collective:
“Mancini did a really great job, as a player he focused on quality and now he is shaping his team trying to guarantee a good game. It is clear that with the undoubtedly talented players that you find yourself, everything is easier: in addition to winning, they manage to entertain those on the pitch ”.
After which he takes the opportunity to exalt himself a little, joking, and rejoicing in the performance of his former players, Verratti, Insigne e Immobile, his creatures at the time of Pescara:
“Seeing players I have coached on the pitch makes me happy: Verratti, Immobile and Insigne. I also had Stretcher al Cagliari e Florenzi to Roma: they are strong players, Italy has a lot of quality with them and can worry anyone: it is the favorite for success “.
Infinand, the new Foggia coach finally designates his heir:
“My heir? Italian has followed me closely and says he has always seen me as an idol. This year he brought Spezia to salvation by focusing on pressure and physique, he has absolutely shown that he can stay in Serie A “.
OMNISPORT | 24-06-2021 23:23