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24 Oct 2000:  Juventus coach Giovanni Trappattoni pictured during the UEFA Champions League match against Hamburg at the Stadio Delle Alpi in Turin, Italy.  Hamburg won the match 3-1. \ Mandatory Credit: Stuart Franklin /Allsport
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AHMET BOB TURGUTCorrespondent IJanuary 12, 2010

If you read the Turkish media outlets and watch Turkish TV's they are all saying TFF( Turkish Football Federation) made a deal with the Italian, Trappattoni.

But, Giovanni Trapattoni has dismissed reports he will be appointed as Turkey’s new coach later this week. Reports have circulated in recent days suggesting the 70-year-old Italian will be unveiled on Friday.

“It’s rubbish, there is nothing in it. It is just agents talking,” said the Italian. “I am totally committed to Ireland.”

Trapattoni took over as Ireland boss in May 2008 and signed a new two-year contract in September last year after a hugely encouraging start to his reign.

I wonder what TFF will say now?.

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