Transfer Talk
Transfer Talk
Apr 8, 2020
Paolo Di Canio special: Turning down Sir Alex twice, regret over ref push & West Ham exit anger
Play • 59 min
Paolo Di Canio sits down with Dharmesh Sheth to reveal all on his career, starting with his early beginnings in Italy and time with Lazio, Juventus and AC Milan. The former striker explains how he fulfilled a dream by signing for Celtic and why his time in Scotland lasted only one season. Di Canio discusses the infamous push on referee Paul Alcock, his brief exile from English football and decision to return to sign for West Ham. He opens up about his famous scissor-kick goal of the season against Wimbledon and why he twice turned down the advances of Manchester United, which included a call from Sir Alex Ferguson on Christmas Day. Di Canio reveals his anger at leaving West Ham and what he was prepared to do to stay at the club.
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