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Juventus boss Antonio Conte used his Press conference ahead of the Parma game to label Milan as the “super favourites” for the Scudetto.
The Old Lady actually sit at the top of the standings, one point ahead of the Rossoneri, but the tactician has piled the pressure on his rivals.


“Milan’s ability to win so easily is surprising,” Conte noted after the San Siro giants disposed of Cagliari 3-0 last night.
“Yesterday, with so many absences, they took the points with absolute tranquillity. They have a great champion like Zlatan Ibrahimovic who, at times, gives the sensation that he is Gulliver, a giant.
“They are so impressive that they are the super favourites to win the title. Up until now we are keeping up with them and we hope to keep the championship alive until the very end.
“There are still 18 games to go and there are 54 points on offer, so anything can happen amongst the top six or seven sides.” Source : http://www.football-italia.net

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Juventus boss Antonio Conte wants to fight for more than just a third-place finish in Serie A this season.

Speaking ahead of Saturday’s trip to Atalanta, the tactician underlined how hungry he is to get the Old Lady back to the very top.



“I wouldn’t sign for third place right now if it was offered to me,” the former Juve midfielder, who arrived from Siena in the summer, stated.

“I am obliged to give my best and dream about big targets. I wouldn’t have signed in June for just minimal objectives.”

The Bianconeri are currently first in Serie A and a win in Bergamo will see them crowned as Winter Champions.

“We are top because we have shown a great amount of determination, enthusiasm and a desire to win. I want to put my faith in players who want to achieve extraordinary things.

“We have another half of the season to go to confirm everything that we have done well so far. It won’t be easy.”

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Diego Milito feels the derby victory will give Inter “the confidence to face the next games” in the Scudetto race.
“I am so very happy. We had a great performance against an opponent of excellent quality,” he said after scoring in the 1-0 result over Milan.



“We knew it would be difficult and remained concentrated throughout, so we’re happy to have won the derby.”

The Nerazzurri had previously lost the head-to-heads against Juventus, Udinese and Napoli, but are back in the title race and now fourth.

“We really needed to beat one of the other big clubs and knew winning this would give us the confidence to face the next games.

“Winning the derby is wonderful, especially for all those who stayed close to me in difficult moments. Being fortunate enough to score the only goal makes me doubly happy.”

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