Thursday April 25 2013
De Sanctis: Napoli believed in title

Napoli had ambitions of winning the Scudetto this season, admits goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis.

The Azzurri are currently in second place, but they are 11 points behind Juventus with just five games left this term.

“We believed that we could win the championship,” the custodian told Radio Marte on Thursday afternoon.

“Unfortunately, after the 1-1 draw between us, Juve have won all of their games for a total of 18 points, while we have collected just 13…”

The Stadio San Paolo outfit are now focused on keeping Milan behind them in the standings, thus making sure of automatic qualification to the Champions League.

“The win against Cagliari last week was fundamental,” De Sanctis, 36, added ahead of a clash against one of his former clubs.

“I left Pescara in 1997 and it is the first time that I will have returned. I have lots of friends there as I grew up in the city.”

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