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Catania coach Zenga full of relegation nerves

Catania coach Walter Zenga admits he's riddled with nerves ahead of Sunday's clash with Roma.

Victory will guarantee CataniaSerie A safety, however Roma are chasing the chance of pipping Inter Milan for the Scudetto and will not be taking the game lightly.

"I asked the club if I could bring a doctor on to the bench just for me," joked Zenga.

"I'll be so tense that at the end of the game they'll have to wheel me away on a stretcher! Since I came here I even started smoking again two years after quitting.

"We must focus exclusively on ourselves, as the future is Catania, not Roma. I have never planned our campaign in terms of what the other teams were doing. Empoli and Parma need to win and hope we slip up to save themselves.

"However, we depend entirely upon our own result. The only way to celebrate is to beat Roma and not wait around for the other scorelines. Besides, it's not necessarily the case that if Roma win in Sicily they have the Scudetto, as it depends on Parma and Inter."

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