Arrigo Sacchi says he told Maurizio Sarri that accepting the job at Juventus was a “suicide”, while Atalanta’s Scudetto victory would be a “miracle”.
The former Milan and Italy coach spoke at the Sport Festival about the current state of Italian football and the fact that Juve sacked Sarri despite taking the Serie A title.
“I told him right away that it was a suicide, because there was no way that those players could be suited to his style of football,” said Sacchi.
“He was also unfortunate to contract pneumonia in pre-season, which further limited his ability to really hone his tactics during those weeks of intensive training.”
Atalanta and Milan are currently at the top of the table with a perfect record after three rounds.
“I told Gian Piero Gasperini that he has only two things against him: the Champions League commitments that will make him lose points and the potential arrogance.
“Atalanta must go on as they have done so far. Winning the Scudetto in Bergamo would be a miracle, even with everything he has already done ”.
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