Davids wants to ‘steal’ Juventus job

Barnet coach Edgar Davids desperate for Juventus job

Posted: 30 November 2012 Time: 07:04 am

Former Dutch international Edgar Davids says he wants to ‘steal’ the Juventus coaching job from Antonio Conte.

Davids, currently the player-coach at English lower league side Barnet, believes his experience in the game means he has the ability to be a success at a top club.

“Conte is a good coach, but I would steal his place on the bench,” the 39-year-old told Tuttosport.

“If Juve called, I would say yes. It is a lot easier to manage at a big club rather than at a smaller one. Look at Frank Rijkaard. At Sparta Rotterdam he was disastrous, and then went to Barca and won everything.

“Conte was the same. What did he do at Atalanta? Nothing, now he is doing well.”

Davids adds: “I am enjoying my time as Barnet coach but I think I could do it in Serie A. My previous bosses, Louis van Gaal and Marcello Lippi to name two, have all taught me something.”

Davids spent seven years a player at Juventus, between 1997 and 2004.

Previous comments on this story...

Nqoza
posted: 07:24 am
Nah u dnt have man management skills.u wont handle Big egos at Juve.let conte do his job,and do yours too..U stil have 2 grow up and reach 45years atleast.
Dooba [Glory Deferred]
posted: 08:18 am
Honesty is the mother of all virtues... tell it like it is Davids! There is nothing brutal about brutal honesty... at least your enemies know what you intent to do rather than doing it behind their back!
5 SKIPAZ
posted: 08:30 am
I always wondered where this guy went to, i loved his unique situation playing soccer wth glasses on
cmash
posted: 08:31 am
i know this guy as a player not a coach so i wont say he is bullshiting or telling the truth, unlike some idiot
Mbuzi
posted: 08:59 am
He is high!
BabakaLunoSnakho
posted: 09:13 am
Oh I used to love this guys a lot I remember one game in 1999 Juventus against Manchester United, him and Zidane doing some #### in the middle of the park, what a game!
FantastiK
posted: 09:14 am
This guy is still 39?
Tico MP
posted: 09:27 am
OH WAT A PLAYER. I HOPE YA COACHING TAKES YA PLAYING ROUTE
MIZOZO
posted: 09:48 am
Honest is the order of the day,tell it lyk it is Davids!!!!
KC is National Defence Force
posted: 11:19 am
'YEYE my YAYA' Letsholonyane reminds me of this guy.....

'YEYE my YAYA' the best box to box midfielder in SADC!
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