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Wednesday October 10 2012
Cannavaro: Giovinco causes big problems

Napoli captain Paolo Cannavaro says that he fears Sebastian Giovinco more than any other Juventus forward.

Speaking to Il Mattino ahead of the Week 8 clash between the joint leaders in Turin, Cannavaro discussed the problems in facing players of Giovinco’s stature.

“Giovinco is the player who scares me,” the Italian noted. “It’s really difficult for defenders to face small players who have that sort of speed.

“It was once said that players of that type couldn’t play football, but players like him are now becoming decisive.”

Both clubs have only dropped two points so far this term, but the Old Lady of Italian football haven’t been beaten in the championship for 46 games now.

“It will be a game for real men as we are up against an unbeaten team,” he added. “Juventus put you under great pressure in Turin and they are a really hard team to beat.

“But nobody is unstoppable in football even if we will need a perfect game against them to get a result.

“Juventus are really strong mentally,” the centre-back added. “They always believe and are always aggressive to every ball.”

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