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Mancini hopes a solution can be found for the ESL situation

Tue 20 April 2021 | 9:30

Italy national team manager Roberto Mancini was pleased to know that Rome can host Euro 2020 and is hoping ‘a solution can be found to protect the future of football at all levels’ following the European Super League announcement.

Roberto Mancini

talked with

La Gazzetta dello Sport

about the European Championship and that Italy can be one of the hosts.

25 percent capacity for the games is permitted to take place in Rome.

“I

would have been sorry if Rome had not been able to host the inauguration of the European Championship,”

Mancini told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“I hope that such an important and popular event can be a rebirth not only for football, but for all of Italy.”

Mancini also commented about

Andrea Pirlo

, the

Juventus

coach, and believes that he ‘didn’t make a mistake’ by beginning with a major club.

In my opinion, Pirlo didn’t make a mistake starting with Juve,”

he said.

“If the Bianconeri call you, you can’t say no.

“He struggled for lack of experience, but it was right to accept the challenge. Andrea knows football.”

After the Super League announcement was made and Juventus,

Milan

and

Inter

are named as participants, Mancini is observing the situation carefully.

The UEFA hit out at the ESL and threatened to ban the players involved from representing their country.

I’m following what happens,”

Mancini said.

“I hope that a solution can be found to protect the future of football at all levels.”


source: SportMob