Di Canio 'wants to win every time'
Paolo Di Canio will use Sunderland's Barclays Asia Trophy trip to Hong Kong to instil a winning mentality in his team. The 44-year-old Italian and his players, who are due to return to training on Wednesday, will jet out to Asia late next month to take part in the tournament along with Manchester City, Tottenham and South China FC. However, Di Canio insists the Black Cats will not simply be going along for the trip, but determined to win the competition as they prepare for the new Premier League season.
"Even when I play cards with my daughter, I want to win every time. My mentality is to win every game.
"There are obvious priorities: the Premier League is more important than friendly games, but only if we deliver this mentality can we take every competition seriously.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Teamtalk.com