Friday May 31 2013
Diamanti 'emotional' for tonight

Alessandro Diamanti is expected to start for Italy against San Marino in Bologna this evening. “It’ll be the best sensation a player can experience.”

The trequartista plays his club football at the Stadio Dall’Ara, which is one of the reasons he’s likely to begin the international friendly on ‘home’ turf.

“I am sure I will feel very emotional to wear the Italy jersey in my stadium, in front of my fans,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

“I think it’ll be the best sensation a player can experience.”

It could potentially also be his final match here, as he has been linked with moves to Inter, Juventus, Fiorentina or abroad.

“I am not interested in thinking about whether it will be my last game at the Dall’Ara or not. Right now I am only thinking about the Nazionale.”

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