CAGLIARI NEWS

As expected, Napoli have officially signed Emanuele Calaiò, while Siena loaned Matias Martinez to Argentinos Juniors and Cagliari released Rui Sampaio.
Atalanta and Genoa have reportedly positively concluded talks that will see Thomas Manfredini and Michele Canini swap clubs.
Cagliari midfielder Daniele Conti has conceded that he is delighted to have signed a new contract at the club.
Catania's Francesco Lodi has been given a three-match ban after his straight red card in the Elefanti's 0-0 draw with Torino at the weekend.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito insists his club “is not racist” after offensive chants were aimed at Cagliari’s Victor Ibarbo.
Cagliari ended their defeat to Lazio with nine men after a contentious penalty, but director Francesco Marroccu insisted “we respect the referee’s decision.”
Vladimir Petkovic believes the fightback to beat Cagliari was “a show of character” from Lazio.
Lazio fought back to secure second spot with a controversial 2-1 win over nine-man Cagliari, as there were doubts over the decisive penalty.
Lazio will match a Scudetto-winning club record if they beat Cagliari tonight, so rely on Miroslav Klose.
Cagliari face a tricky trip to Lazio this evening and Ivo Pulga admits he has an injury crisis after losing Mauricio Pinilla and Lorenzo Ariaudo.
Lazio will match the Scudetto-winning pace with a win over Cagliari tonight, but Vladimir Petkovic insists “we are not the anti-Juventus. We are just pro-Lazio.”
Italian media claim Southampton are close to securing a deal for sought-after Cagliari defender Davide Astori, though Napoli are still in the hunt.
Cagliari captain Daniele Conti has signed a new contract with the club that ties him to the Rossoblu until 2014.
Napoli have a transfer decision to make – whether to sign Inter’s Matias Silvestre or Cagliari’s Davide Astori this January.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino wrote an open letter to season ticket holders covering “a particularly difficult 2012” with the stadium saga.
Everton have reportedly joined the race to sign Cagliari defender Davide Astori, battling with Napoli, Juventus and Southampton.
Napoli could make a double move for Cagliari pair Radja Nainggolan and Davide Astori if the club's financial difficulties prevail.
Cagliari’s next home game against Genoa on January 13 will be played at the Is Arenas after new security upgrades.
Southampton have joined Napoli and Juventus in the bidding war for Cagliari and Italy defender Davide Astori.
Napoli are interested in signing Cagliari defender Davide Astori, Corriere dello Sport have claimed today.