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Former England boss says Belotti better than Batistuta

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 03/04/2017

Former Roma and Real Madrid manager Fabio Capello belief that Torino hit man Andrea Belotti is possible even better technically than former Roma star Gabriel Batistuta.

Italian coach won the Serie A title with Giallorossi 2001, with legendary Argentina hit-man banging 20 goals.

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Capello discussing the Napoli – Juventus match on Sunday evening, and the situation regarding  Milan takeover, and the reason behind why he left Roma in 2004.

"I left Roma because after five years I had nothing more to give," Capello told Radio Anch'io Sport. "And I was not getting what I wanted from the players.

"Spalletti has been there for a year and a half, he has done a very good job and the team is very good.

"He has ambitions for the Scudetto and it is right that as a Coach, Spalletti said what he did.

"But to be six points behind Juve is too many. Juve are conscious of their own strength, they win with minimum effort but also with the wickedness that characterizes everything that it is to be a Juventino."

Andrea Belotti has attracted attention for his goals in a Torino shirt, so what does the Coach think about the Italian striker?

"He is one of the best strikers in Europe, he knows how to move and can do everything.

"He is fast and powerful, and technically perhaps he is even better than Batistuta."

The Torino hitman has scores 23 league goals with three assists to his name.