Prandelli confirms Chiellini not subject to code of ethics

Italian national team manager Cesare Prandelli spoke after sporting judge Gianpaolo Tosel handed down a 3 match ban to Juve’s Giorgio Chiellini after the Italian international elbowed Miralem Pjanic in the face:

“I have seen and reviewed the action of Chiellini: for me, it is not a violent act. Do I expect criticism for my decision? There have been controversies for four years about my code of ethics…”

Source(s): Ansa

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