CAGLIARI NEWS

Romelu Lukaku’s Belgium teammate Vincent Kompany claims the FIGC is to blame for racism in Italian football due to its lack of diversity.
Cagliari striker Leonardo Pavoletti underwent knee surgery today and is expected to be out of action for seven months.
Gregoire Defrel is so confident he’ll rediscover his scoring touch at Sassuolo that he urged people to “get me on your Fantasy Football team!”
Leonardo Bonucci warned Armenia are “always tough” and the 2-2 draw effectively ruined their World Cup campaign, while revealing Henrikh Mkhitaryan memories.
Former Chelsea and Senegal striker Demba Ba has urged all black players to leave Italy following the recent racism storm.
Lilian Thuram outlined the reasons football cannot shake off its racism problem, but “Italy is just as sexist, homophobic and racist as any other country.”
Marco Verratti claims games must be stopped for racism, Italy dropping Moise Kean and Nicolo Zaniolo was ‘right’ and that ‘I’m not at PSG for the money.’
Cagliari President Tommaso Giulini claims ‘closing curvas isn’t the answer’ to ending racism in Italian football. “The stewards have to report people.”
Inter ultras have leapt to the defence of Cagliari fans after they racially abused Romelu Lukaku, describing their monkey chants as a ‘way’ to help their team.
The Lega Serie A have released the changes to the fixtures all the way up to Week 16 in December, including new kick-offs for Fiorentina-Juventus, Milan-Inter, Inter-Juve, Juve-Milan and Inter-Roma.
The FIGC has announced that it will investigate the racial abuse suffered by Inter striker Romelu Lukaku at the hands of Cagliari fans.
Former Italy striker Stefano Okaka has officially re-joined Udinese from Watford on a three-year deal.
Brescia have officially signed striker Alessandro Matri from Sassuolo, who have in turn taken Cagliari defender Filippo Romagna.
Serie A ‘strongly condemns’ the racial abuse suffered by Romelu Lukaku and has announced plans for an anti-discrimination initiative starting in October.
Juventus have officially signed Cagliari forward Han Kwang-song on loan with option to buy.
Cagliari say they are giving Inter striker Romelu Lukaku their ‘full support’ but have defended their fans from ‘outrageous accusations and silly stereotypes’.
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Rolando Maran was unconvinced by the decisive Inter penalty and explained Cagliari’s tactical changes. “Not every contact is a foul.”
Romelu Lukaku admirably shook off racial abuse from Cagliari fans during Inter’s 2-1 win on Sunday, declaring ‘to score wearing this shirt is a great feeling.’
Antonio Conte believes Inter “have a lot we need to improve, but we’re also glad we won” in a difficult trip to Cagliari.