Reja warns Italy: “Be careful not to take Albania lightly, they know us perfectly”

In view of the debut at the European ChampionshipsItaly against theAlbania, The messenger interviewed Edy Reja (coach of the Balkan national team from 2019 to 2022).

Should Italy fear this debut?
“Absolutely yes. Albania has a very strong character and, even technically, it’s hard to take it lightly. Many elements have matured in our championship. From Djimsiti to Ismajli, passing through Hysaj, Bajrami and Asllani. Ramadni had a great season in Lecce. They know us perfectly and are even more motivated to beat us.”

Who should be under special observation?
“More than one. Asllani, and up front Broja and Manaj can always invent something. Bajrami also has a magic foot, if he’s on the day.”