Wesley Sneijder is annoying, Pep Guardiola reveals the real reason he chose Bayern and Napoli learn to take a compliment as Susy Campanale rounds up the week’s daftest statements.
“Some people said that I would be in Istanbul today? The pressure being put on me is annoying.”
Know what’s annoying? Having to write a different Wesley Sneijder transfer story every day…
“I’m bored of the Sneijder saga too now and ask myself when it’s going to end.”
Massimo Moratti speaks for us all
“Napoli ought to be proud to have our antipathy, because it means they have joined the group of big clubs with strong sporting rivalry like us, Milan and Inter.”
Antonio Conte can say that because he’s safe in the knowledge no team will ever be as hated as Juventus
“In Italy, Latin people will support you when you are playing and when you lose, they kill you. In England I'm always surprised that people always support everything and that is nice.”
Pep Guardiola reveals why he chose Bayern Munich – self-preservation
“Balotelli must always focus on proving his value on the field, without being a ‘superhero’ or Mario the ‘character’ off it.”
Cesare Prandelli thinks Mario is being a Super hero. Maybe with his Brother….
“I decided to come back because I felt the warmth of the Corinthians fans.”
And, adds Alexandre Pato, of the sun on the beach in Brazil
“The goal was my fault, because I called the dummy when Vucinic was on the one-on-one.”
Conte controls the entire team with an X-Box from the touchline
“I have to accept the fact they don’t want to take a step forward, so I am stepping aside.”
Lega Serie A Presidential candidate Andrea Abodi will then do the Hokey-Cokey and shake it all about
“We at the Riformisti Italiani party see Luciano Moggi’s candidacy as the symbol of a political battle against the circus of media and judges who ruin lives and careers in Italy.”
I see Moggi running for office as the symbol of how messed up Italian politics is right now
“I won’t judge his decisions, but I do think I did better than Gasperini at Inter...”
Goran Pandev really knows how to set the bar low
“Gasperini has to stop complaining that the squad is inadequate and we need reinforcements. The squad is not the problem.”
By process of elimination, that means Maurizio Zamparini is about to eliminate his Coach. Again.
“I am not the Balotelli of Milan.”
M’Baye Niang has his camouflage car repainted
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