Daniele Cacia has admitted that he doesn’t know whether he will remain at Verona for the rest of the season. The striker has been linked with a move away given his lack of playing time at the Stadio Bentegodi this term.
Verona were fancied to be relegation fodder by punters who take part in online betting at TopBet Sportsbook following their promotion. However, they are sixth in the table – a massive 12 points clear of the drop zone.
Cacia, however, has been used for just 306 minutes in the League so far this season and twice in the Coppa Italia. “I would be telling a lie if I said I was staying, as I would if I stated that I would be leaving,” he confirmed. “We all know what the transfer market is like.
“New roads can appear from one day to another. It is better to just think about the present and then we’ll see. What is for certain is that I won’t be going back to Serie B. I worked really hard to get back into the top Division and I have no intention of leaving it.
“I’m happy in Verona,” he added. “The city is stupendous, the fans are passionate, but it is clear that it is not easy for me to sit on the sidelines. I know myself, I know what I am made up of. I have to feel like an important player.”
Cacia, now 30, was an instrumental figure for the outfit last term as he bagged 24 goals in 39 Serie B games. This season, though, he has been outperformed by strikers such as Luca Toni and Juan Iturbe.
Verona are next in action away to Catania at the weekend. They will then finish the first half of the season with matches versus Lazio, Udinese and Napoli.