"I am without so many players from the World Cup, he is the only purchase alongside Dodo to be training here," said Mazzarri.
"For him, I have started with a three-man defence to make him understand my concepts and my intentions.
"I want the guy to absorb my concepts, then we will all be working on the back four. Then, he is an expert, he will not take long to figure out the three-man defence, because it is easier than a defence of four, that has different mechanisms.
"Is Dodo ideal for the back four? I would say that Jonathan and Nagatomo have already played in a back four.
"Dodo is young, I believe in him - if we do not change formation then he will be one of the four wingers that we will alternate between the various competitions. He will be comfortable beyond the formation."
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