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Catania hands Zenga Italy return

Walter Zenga is delighted to have taken on the Catania job.

"There isn't much time to revolutionise Silvio Baldini's work, but honestly, he did a good job," Zenga told journalists in his maiden interview at Catania.

"The job for me is to put the smile back on Catania faces and regain the transparency and ability to win.

"It's the results that count and nothing else. I'm not expecting a great welcome or whistling. I have to give a concrete response.

"I remember the Catania fans from my time as a player and I am convinced that they will help us to sort things out

"I know a bit about everyone there and the staff that has remained intact will help me and ease my task of keeping the team in Serie A."

The former Inter goalkeeper has worked in Romania, Serbia and further a field, but this is his first job in Italy's professional ranks.

"I am 48 and have had gained some good experience in Romania, Serbia and the United Arab Emirates," he stressed. "This could be a chance to show my talents, but I'm not thinking about things on a personal level."

Zenga added: "As a Coach I have to set an example in everything, even the simple things like order in the dressing room - there needs to be respect and I always look to open dialogue with all the players.

"Will I change the system? I am convinced that we need to start with the strengths that we have. It wouldn't make sense to change things for the sake of it."

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