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Monday January 23 2012
Cellino: Nainggolan wants out

Confusion is clouding Radja Nainggolan’s future at Cagliari as President Massimo Cellino claims he wants to leave, only for the player to immediately deny so.

Cellino reportedly told journalists outside the offices of the Italian League in Milan that the midfielder, who has supposedly attracted the attention of Juventus and CSKA Moscow, has expressed a desire to be sold this January.

The claims follow earlier reports that linked Cellino as being in discussions with Juventus’ general manager Beppe Marotta over a €15m deal for the Belgian international. There are several versions of added extras to the deal, including full ownership of Albin Ekdal and permission from the Bianconeri to move for Marco Parolo.

However, to back up statements made in an interview published last week, Nainggolan has looked to put a stop to all rumours by again stating his happiness with the Isolani.

“If I am unhappy as is being claimed, I wouldn’t have bought a house in a small country like Sardinia, but rather a big city.” wrote the 23-year-old on his Facebook page on Monday evening.

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