Former Parma player Luigi Apolloni says Antonio Cassano’s club form has made it impossible for Cesare Prandelli to ignore him any longer.
The 31-year-old has starred for the Gialloblu this season and has been rewarded with a place in Italy’s 42-man test squad.
“The form he has shown with his club has made the difference,” Apolloni told Tuttomercatoweb. “He deserves it without doubt.
“Now it is up to him to make sure Prandelli doesn’t change his mind about him again. He needs to show the attitude and performance levels required.
“He will be one of the older players there and he will need to be an example for the many young players around.”