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Juventus great Cannavaro admits turning down Fiorentina job

Juventus great Fabio Cannavaro admits he's turned down the Fiorentina job.

Cannavaro says Guangzhou Evergrande wouldn't release from his contract at the time.

Now home in Italy, he told Corriere dello Sport: “I had to say no for two years. A team with quality players and solid and ambitious ownership.

“Evergrande's directors didn't let me go when I received the offers. Vincenzo Italiano is still a great choice.

“Once I returned to Italy, I told Evergrande that I wouldn't return to China due to family reasons. Had I returned, today I'd be in quarantine for 30 days."


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