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Genoa coach De Canio blasts critics

Gigi de Canio insists he's the right man for the Genoa job.

De Canio managed to guide Genoa to safety last week.

He declared: "When I arrived there was a point between Genoa and Lecce and now there are six. I'm happy, but I would like a little more respect.

"For 15 years I have trained in Serie A and B and never missed a season, yet often I am at the stake. This is while the benches are constantly changing and if one does alright for part of a season then come the headlines in the papers.

"The situation was desperate, I agreed because of the relationship I have with Preziosi.

"But, despite the defeats at Bologna and Milan, I always saw a reaction in the team, a desire to rebuild."

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