CAGLIARI NEWS

The Scudetto could be assigned with a point at the Olimpico, Atalanta close on Europe and Empoli can send Crotone down.
Italy have named their squad for the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea, including players from Milan, Roma, Cagliari, Juventus and Fiorentina.
Sulley Muntari explained the child racially abusing him “was so pure, he didn’t even know what he said. The referee didn’t have the balls to stop play.”
Massimo Rastelli concedes Cagliari were “chasing shadows” in their 3-1 defeat to Napoli, but made his case for keeping the job next season.
Maurizio Sarri thanked Napoli fans and sees “no reason to leave,” but failure to keep a clean sheet against Cagliari shows “we need to improve our mentality.”
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, as Napoli host Cagliari to seek second place and it’s the Derby della Mole, Juventus-Torino.
Dries Mertens celebrated his 30th birthday with a brace and assist for Lorenzo Insigne, as Napoli absolutely dominated Cagliari 3-1.
Lorenzo Insigne hopes Dries Mertens can score for Napoli against Cagliari “so we can all be happy” on his birthday.
Napoli have Marek Hamsik in the starting XI after injury, while Vlad Chiriches gets the nod in defence against impressive Cagliari.
Marek Hamsik is in the Napoli squad, but it remains to be seen if he’ll be fit enough to start against Cagliari today.
Glasgow Rangers have set their sights on Cagliari and Portugal defender Bruno Alves for next season.
Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari felt “angry and isolated. I was being treated like a criminal. How could I be punished when I was the victim of racism?”
Atalanta star Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez has released a single for charity, including other football players, based on his trademark ‘Papu Dance.’
The FIGC’s appeals court has overturned Sulley Muntari’s one-match ban, so he’ll be available for Pescara this weekend.
Maurizio Sarri says second place would be “history” for Napoli and that Roma should only retire Francesco Totti’s No 10 jersey “temporarily”.
Bologna midfielder Godfred Donsah confirmed he is “100 per cent” ready to go on strike if Sulley Muntari’s yellow card for protesting racist abuse is not revoked.
Sulley Muntari refused to accept a satirical award after he was racially abused by fans and Pescara Coach Zdenek Zeman noted “he’s the only one who had to pay.”
Raul Albiol believes Napoli are “making important strides” and predicts “next year we’ll be closer to Juventus”.
Paolo Valeri will referee Saturday’s Derby della Mole between Juventus and Torino.
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini apologised to Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari and condemned racist abuse from fans.