CAGLIARI NEWS

Davide Ballardini praised Cagliari's defensive strikers, while Bortolo Mutti felt luck was not on Palermo's side.
Mauricio Pinilla struck to sink his former teammates, as Cagliari won the Derby delle Isole 2-1 against Palermo.
Mauricio Pinilla faces his former club, while Igor Budan has support from Eran Zahavi and Josip Ilicic as Cagliari welcome Palermo in the Derby delle Isole.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino claims he makes a profit from his club “and anyone who doesn’t is an inefficient idiot.”
Davide Ballardini insists that he bears no grudges towards Maurizio Zamparini ahead of welcoming his Palermo side to Cagliari in Week 23.
Cagliari’s Mauricio Pinilla says he hopes to remember which side he plays for when he faces Palermo this weekend.
Radja Nainggolan says he won’t necessarily leave Cagliari for Juventus at the end of this season.
Radja Nainggolan’s agent has reiterated that there is no certainty that the Cagliari midfielder will be joining Juventus in the summer.
Emiliano Mondonico and Davide Ballardini were both content with a share of the spoils.
Davide Ballardini’s Cagliari are fresh from thrashing Roma 4-2, but he fears bottom of the table Novara more. “There are no easy games in Italy.”
Emiliano Mondonico sees himself as “a teacher and Novara players are my students,” as he seeks his first positive result against Cagliari.
Luis Enrique was scathing about the “pathetic” periods of Roma play after their 4-2 defeat to Cagliari. “We’re going nowhere like this.”
Cagliari fought back to shock Roma with a spectacular 4-2 victory in Sardinia.
Roma have given the nod to Jose Angel and Fabio Borini, while Cagliari have ex-Giallorossi star Daniele Conti.
Cagliari have kept hold of Juventus target Radja Nainggolan and claimed that it was their intention to do so all along.
Juventus general director Beppe Marotta has admitted that signing Radja Nainggolan over the next 48 hours is a target.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino criticised his players after the defeat to Milan, but insists “Radja Nainggolan will not join Juventus.”
Milan comfortably swept Cagliari aside 3-0 thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Antonio Nocerino and a rare Massimo Ambrosini strike.
Milan have Maxi Lopez on the bench, but start with Urby Emanuelson, while Cagliari give Mauricio Pinilla his debut.
Alessandro Matri celebrates “a year full of emotions at Juventus” and urges Radja Nainggolan to join him in Turin.