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Thursday August 15 2019
Maran: Nainggolan a beast!

Cagliari boss Rolando Maran admits he has been ‘left stunned’ by ‘beast’ and new vice-captain Radja Nainggolan.

Nainggolan returned to Cagliari from Inter as one of three players to bolster their midfield, alongside Marko Rog and Nahitan Nandez, after Nicolo Barella left for the Nerazzurri.

“We need to pass on our work ethic to the new players,” Maran told Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Tuesday August 13 2019
Pjanic: 'Allegri joker, Roma inexplicable'

Miralem Pjanic discussed his rapport with ex-Juventus Coach Max Allegri and “cannot explain” how Roma treated Daniele De Rossi, Francesco Totti and Radja Nainggolan.

The Bosnia international spoke to Vanity Fair about his life, career and relationships, including with former Juve Coach Allegri.

“I have a great rapport with Allegri and we speak often. He just wants to reflect a little on his next step and once he’s made a decision, he’ll have no problem finding a big club.

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Wednesday August 7 2019
Friendlies: Cagliari, Sampdoria, Brescia

Cagliari drew 2-2 with Fenerbahce in Istanbul, Sampdoria played a 5-3 thriller with Spezia, while Brescia lost 2-0 to Alanyaspor.

Radja Nainggolan was in the starting XI for Cagliari after his loan move from Inter at the Sukru Saracoglu arena in Istanbul.

Leonardo Pavoletti had penalty appeals waved away and Fenerbahce went 2-0 up thanks to a free kick from ex-Inter player Emre Belozoglu and Ozan Tufan’s angled drive.

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Monday August 5 2019
Nainggolan: I'll prove Inter wrong

Cagliari new boy Radja Nainggolan has admitted that he is out to ‘prove Inter were wrong’ about letting him leave.

Nainggolan completed a season-long loan back to Cagliari on Monday, and the midfielder believes the Rossoblu can ‘dare to dream’ in their centenary year.

“I want to thank the President because he was immediately clear with me and he did something almost impossible,” he began.

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Monday August 5 2019
OFFICIAL: Nainggolan returns to Cagliari

Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan has officially returned to Cagliari on a season-long loan.

A statement on Cagliari’s website confirms Nainggolan has re-joined the club on a dry loan, without an option to buy.

The 31-year-old previously spent four seasons with the Rossoblu, scoring seven goals in 137 appearances between 2010 and 2014.

“It didn’t take him long to win over the Rossoblu fans: his warrior spirit, his determination, his desire to lead the team to victory,” continued the statement.

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Sunday August 4 2019
Scifo: 'Lukaku suited to Juventus'

Belgium legend Enzo Scifo believes Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku “would do very well at Juventus, while Inter would be more difficult.”

Scifo has experience of Serie A, playing for Inter in 1988-89 and returning for Torino in 1991-93, so is in a position to advise his fellow countryman.

“Lukaku has the qualities to be a super striker, but only on one condition: he needs the team to play for him,” Scifo told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Saturday August 3 2019
VIDEO: Cagliari go wild for Nainggolan!

Radja Nainggolan was mobbed by Cagliari fans as he returned to Sardinia to complete his move back from Inter.

Nainggolan flew to Cagliari from Milan on Saturday morning, and he was greeted in the Sardinian capital by Rossoblu fans, who went crazy for the midfielder, chanting his name as he spoke to reporters.

“I’m happy, there’s great enthusiasm and I hope I can transfer it on to the field,” explained the 31-year-old.

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Saturday August 3 2019
Nainggolan: Don't feel hunted

Radja Nainggolan insists he does not feel ‘hunted’ by Inter as he rejected ‘so many offers’ to ‘lift’ Cagliari in their centenary season.

Nainggolan is on his way back to Cagliari, returning to Sardinia on a season-long loan, and the midfielder is ready to prove Inter were wrong to let him go.

“I’m happy, of course,” he told Sky Sport Italia, which caught up with him at Milan Malpensa airport. 

“I tried to do my talking on the pitch. Now [Inter] must know the mistake they made.

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Friday August 2 2019
Cagliari change Nandez terms?

Cagliari have reportedly changed the terms of their €18m deal with Boca Juniors for Nahitan Nandez and he still hasn’t travelled to Italy.

The midfielder said an emotional farewell to the Boca supporters after what was meant to be his final game this week, but he is continuing to train with his squad.

According to TyC Sports, this is because Cagliari have suddenly changed the terms of the agreement and want to renegotiate.

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Friday August 2 2019
Nainggolan: 'I'll prove Inter were wrong'

Radja Nainggolan admits he chose Cagliari due to “other priorities right now,” but he still hopes to “prove Inter were wrong to let me go.”

The midfielder only left Roma a year ago, but was told this summer under new Coach Antonio Conte that he had no place in the squad and had to find another club.

He opted for a return on loan to Cagliari, where he first made his Serie A mark from 2010-14.

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