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Udinese coach Guidolin tribute to Chievo's Corini

Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin has paid tribute to Chievo Verona counterpart Eugenio Corini.

Corini played for Guidolin at Palermo.

"Eugenio was my greatest captain, an excellent player, a leader and a sensible, intelligent person," said Guidolin.

"You could tell at the time he had the qualities to be a leader. He already held that role at Palermo, even if we also had other great players.

"Eugenio is now trying, as far as I can see with good success, to put his own ideas about football into action.

"I had advised him to quit a year earlier and join my staff, but he wanted to continue playing. I wish him all the best in this difficult line of work."

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