"I have an unfavourable precedent with him - I'm a bit surprised about him being picked for this game", Ancelotti said at a news conference ahead of his side's first home game in their current Champions League campaign, after they were held to a goalless draw at Red Star Belgrade in their opening fixture.
"I said, "Mo, it's not only one year" and he said 'You're right!' We were joking but I don't see the difference in him".
'Carlo is so long in the business and he wants to bring the nice fella out in me, but I am ready for a real battle.
"The test will be very hard, we will not have much time to think about what to do on the pitch, but we have a lot of confidence for tomorrow's match and we will do it".
"How can I say, it was not my best performance personally". In 2010-11, they met in the Europa League group stage with the teams drawing 0-0 in Italy. I spent two special years in Rome.
"Hate him. He's too big, too strong, too quick, too good on the ball, he loves fighting, good head of hair".More news: New York Times says Trump helped parents shield millions from taxes
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On potentially staying in Rome, he added: "The thought has passed through my mind so many times because I was very happy in Rome".
"They sent me in the stand and I went there, but it was not nice, sitting there and getting all the comments from the people around".
"It was not nice sitting in the stand, getting all the comments, so I made a decision to watch the second half of the match from the groundsman's room - with a big picture of Diego Maradona on the wall".
And Collymore. the former Liverpool striker, wrote in his Daily Mirror column [October 2nd, page 51]: "Daniel Sturridge is the poster boy for the strength in depth Liverpool have these days, but more importantly he's the best example of harmony at the club". Look at Jovanovic in the picture above, awkwardly half-squatting and looking like he doesn't quite know what he's doing there.
"During the season he will show that he is really important for us, not only because of his goals, but also the way he is playing". They are in good shape and can play with great intensity. 'I told him I expect more hat-tricks this season. a year ago there was only one.