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Torino president Cairo knows fans angry after Mazzarri axe

Torino president Urbano Cairo knows fans are angry after changing coaches on Tuesday.

Cairo has sacked Walter Mazzarri and replaced him with Moreno Longo.

“What do I answer? I can understand the dissent," Cairo said at Longo's presentation. “There was the expectation of a completely different season, with better results.

“It's OK that there's discontent, it's understandable. It has already happened in the past.

“Unfortunately, it's something that can happen, and it happens in many other games. You must have the strength to accept the dissent and understand it. It has to stimulate you and make you question yourself.

“You thought you had done the right thing to keep everyone and invest €22m only on the last day, because there weren't any possibilities before. At the end of the market I was inundated with messages of compliments, they were all happy.

“Today it's not like that, there is conflict. I have to take it into consideration, and it must stimulate me and my collaborators."

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