“We made the decision along with the club, but only after he had already resigned.”
“Ranieri is a man who deserves respect, a Coach to be taken as an example and above all a very balanced man.”
“I have had the opportunity to talk to Ranieri through mutual friends. I have profound respect and admiration for the Coach and I think I can say the same from him.
Catania Coach Vincenzo Montella is looking forward to facing Inter today and Claudio Ranieri, the man he replace真人外围投注d at Roma.
“I had other plans and no real ambition to be Coach of Roma, at least not at that moment. Even when the newspapers had started to talk about me as an option, I kept out of it, as I didn't want to seem like the one who wanted to take Ranieri's job.
“Other than the priori21点官网ty of points in the table, we also want to give this satisfaction to the Catania fans,” added Montella.
Montella was in charge of the Giallorossi youth team when he was promoted to the main job after Ranieri resigned last season.
Catan在线外围投注ia have notched up one home win and two draws, but were beaten 2-1 by Inter in this fixture last term.
“I have always had great games against Inter and in my career I've scored more goals against the Nerazzurri than anyone else, so I hope to continue that record,” he told the Gazzetta dello Sport ahead of the 17.00 UK time kick-off.