Lippi allays striker fears
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Italy coach Marcello Lippi has defended the quality of strikers he has to choose from.Italy coach Marcello Lippi has defended the quality of strikers he has to choose from.
The Azzurri tackle Russia in Cagliari on February 9 and Lippi is more than happy with his attacking options available.
Lippi has stated a number of Serie A brass are ready for the call and is unworried about being able to penetrate the Russians in the final third.
"You must think of our attack: Vieri, Inzaghi, Gilardino, Del Piero, Totti, Miccoli, Montella, Cassano and Toni," said Lippi to Gazzetta dello Sport.
"We have an abundance of talent. We are at a good point to assemble a strong squad due to the many quality components offered by Italian football.
"In addition to Juventus and Milan, many of the players are from teams who play in a good way and have a lot of Italian players."