Monday May 12 2014
Insigne: Prandelli knows me

Lorenzo Insigne has admitted he is holding out for a place in Italy’s provisional World Cup squad: “I hope to win the full confidence of Cesare Prandelli.”

The CT is this week set to present to FIFA a 30-man provisional squad that his final 23-man selection for the World Cup in Brazil will be taken from.

On from scoring twice in the Coppa Italia Final for Napoli and then netting a notable effort against Sampdoria at the weekend, the diminutive Insigne has conceded he hopes to make the cut.

“I cannot deny that I am waiting for good news in the coming days,” Insigne told reporters after yesterday’s appearance at Marassi.

“I hope to be in the national team and I hope to win the full confidence of Prandelli. He knows me, knows what I can give, and in this respect I am calm.

“But, now I want to achieve the goalscoring record with Napoli and reach the 100th goal. It would be nice if I scored it, but in any case the team is proving to be bright and in great shape.”

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