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Trapattoni expects Conte, Mazzarri to stay

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni believes Antonio Conte will stay at Juventus, as will Walter Mazzarri with Napoli.

Trapattoni believes both coaches will stay.

"They are bluffing. My young colleagues are simply afraid of not being able to repeat their success. It's a classic tactic, as in August there isn't a single club that doesn't want to do better than the previous season. It's not easy to achieve that...

"The Coaches are only right to want more influence on transfer strategy. Presidents too often work by themselves and when things go wrong they blame the Coach.

"I used to get on a plane and personally visit the house of the player I wanted to sign. Now things are different, as there are too many agents and intermediaries. You run the risk of meeting a player for the first time on the day of his presentation to the media."

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