CAGLIARI NEWS

Antonio Cassano insists “I’m very happy, not crazy or depressed” after his retirement confusion and reveals “I could become a sporting director.”
Chelsea outcast Loic Remy has been linked with a surprise switch to Cagliari, who are desperate for a new striker.
Joao Pedro has officially extended his contract with Cagliari to June 2021. “I always try to honour the shirt.”
Gigi Di Biagio called up seven new faces for the Italy Under-21 games against Spain and Slovenia, including Patrick Cutrone and Riccardo Orsolini.
Napoli striker Leonardo Pavoletti will join Cagliari tomorrow, according to reports, on loan with option to buy.
Vincenzo Montella hinted Milan will use a three-man defence in the Europa League play-off with Shkendija. “We’re still getting to know each other.”
Nicola Rizzoli says Video Assistant Referees brought “great calm” this weekend, but admits “some mistakes were made”.
Video Assistant Referees were used for the first time in Serie A this weekend, but perhaps unsurprisingly it hasn’t stopped controversies.
Simone Zaza is being linked with a return to Italian football, with Cagliari said to be interested.
Gigi Buffon said VAR is “a new technology to be welcomed without fear” after saving the first penalty awarded using this system.
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Spal make their first Serie A appearance in 50 years tonight against Lazio and Leonardo Semplici wants them to “be up to the task.”
Cagliari are close to deals for Napoli striker Leonardo Pavoletti and Fenerbahce full-back Gregory van der Wiel.
After a difficult summer with many questions asked, Juventus and Gigi Buffon settled the nerves against Cagliari.
Massimo Rastelli felt a 3-0 defeat to Juventus was harsh on Cagliari and confirmed they’ll bring in Gregory van der Wiel from Fenerbahce.
Max Allegri was critical of Juventus defending again in a 3-0 win over Cagliari and underlined the importance of Mario Mandzukic.
Paulo Dybala thanked Gigi Buffon for saving a penalty when it was still only 1-0, as Juventus went on to beat Cagliari 3-0.
Juventus swept Cagliari aside 3-0 in the League opener, but Gigi Buffon also saved the first Serie A penalty awarded via VAR.
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini criticised Marco Borriello for “a lack of respect,” but confirmed negotiations with Fenerbahce for Gregory van der Wiel.
Beppe Marotta explained Leonardo Bonucci’s “mutual decision” to join Milan and insisted Juventus don’t need any more players.