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Thursday, June 21, 2012
Alessandro Diamanti is targeting an Italian victory when they face England on Sunday in the Euro 2012 quarter final
Former West Ham playmaker Alessandro Diamanti it looking to claim bragging rights over Tottenham star Scott Parker when Italy face England in the Euro 2012 quarter final on Sunday.
The pair were team-mates at the Hammers but have not spoken to each other since the Italian left Upton Park.
“I would really like to face and beat Parker, who was a team-mate of mine at West Ham,” Diamanti said in a press conference.
“Parker is a top player, a great rival, but since I left (West Ham), I haven’t spoken to him.”