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Sunday February 16 2014
'Strange' Cannavaro against Napoli

Fabio Cannavaro admits it is “strange” to see his brother Paolo wearing the Sassuolo jersey against Napoli today.

The game kicks off at the Mapei Stadium at 14.00 GMT, click here for the match preview.

The two brothers grew up in Naples in the shadow of the Stadio San Paolo and both played for the club during their careers.

Paolo had been there from July 2006 up until last month, when he was loaned out to Sassuolo.

“Seeing Paolo with another jersey on his back seems very strange,” confessed World Cup winner Fabio to Sport Mediaset.

“Going to Sassuolo was a clear sign of his humility, as he wants to challenge himself all over again. Don’t forget over the summer he had offers from sides like Inter, Milan and Zenit.”

Fabio also commented on the chaotic failed exchange between Inter and Juventus for Fredy Guarin and Mirko Vucinic.

“It was an embarrassment for our football. When a club makes decisions based on fan protests, it means there are problems that need to be resolved.”

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