“My wife thinks I am the same d ******* as before”: Maurizio Sarri jokes that being “winter champion” of the Serie A means nothing
- The Napoli side of Maurizio Sarri led the Serie A twice during the season
- The name “winter champion” was again told to him at a press conference
- Juventus led the Serie A, but Sarri joked about placing some value in the tag
- He said: “Winter champions? My wife tells me that I am the same
Maurizio Sarri joked that he cannot attach any value to Juventus as ‘winter champion’ of the Serie A because the tag came back in the past to bite him.
“Winter champions? My wife tells me that I am the same head as before, “he joked.
Juventus led the title race for Inter Milan with two points mid-season, but Sarri does not count his chickens yet.
Maurizio Sarri joked that his wife “thinks he is the same d ******* as before”
‘I was twice winter champion at Napoli without ever winning the Scudetto.
“I came to the conclusion, not to listen to the statistics,” he added.
A 2-1 win over Roma in the Stadio Olimpico on Monday confirmed that Juventus is entering the second half of the campaign in pole position to defend their title.
It was a strong start for the former Chelsea boss in his first season with the club, but he clearly resists any complacency.
Their next clash in the Serie A is a home game against Parma on Sunday.
Sarri and Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus halfway through the Serie A.