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Wednesday September 30 2020
Report: Nainggolan set for return to Cagliari

Cagliari are reportedly close to reaching an agreement with Inter over Radja Nainggolan’s return to Sardinia.

Sky Sport Italia reports the former Belgium international, who spent last season on loan at the Casteddu, seems set to reunite with Eusebio Di Francesco.

The broadcaster revealed the two clubs met to discuss the operation and Nainggolan, who is set to miss the match against Benevento tonight, could return to the Rossoblu for €12m plus two youth players from Cagliari’s academy.

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Sunday September 27 2020
EDF: 'Radja wants Cagliari return'

Cagliari boss Eusebio Di Francesco claims Inter midfielder Radja Nainggolan wants to return to Sardinia and ‘we want him back too’.

Nainggolan helped Inter beat Fiorentina 4-3 last night, but Di Francesco is hopeful of reuniting with his former Roma protégé before the transfer window shuts.

“Godin’s already here and I’m happy about that, then there’s Radja who wants to be back here,” he told Radio Rai.

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Friday September 25 2020
EDF: 'Godin in the squad against Lazio'

Cagliari coach Eusebio Di Francesco has confirmed Diego Godin’s will be in the squad against Lazio tomorrow. ‘I don’t know if he will start’.

The former Inter defender signed with the Rossoblu yesterday and Di Francesco admitted he immediately settled in training at Asseminello.

“I give the deal a rating of 10,” Di Francesco said at a press conference. “We really wanted Diego.

“It was almost like a birth but I’m happy he arrived. He confirmed my first impressions.

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Tuesday September 22 2020
Nainggolan talks for Cagliari transfer

Cagliari are in talks to bring Radja Nainggolan back from Inter, this time on a permanent basis for circa €12m.

The midfielder was in Sardinia from January 2010-14, then returned on loan from the Nerazzurri last season.

His wife, who is currently battling cancer, is from the island and the move was also in part to ensure she was closer to her family.

Now ex-Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco has taken over the team and given Nainggolan even more reasons to make the move a permanent one.

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Sunday September 20 2020
EDF: 'Right result for Cagliari'

Eusebio Di Francesco concedes Cagliari’s 1-1 draw away to Sassuolo was ‘the right result’ and is eager for Radja Nainggolan to return from Inter.

The Sardinians had taken the lead against the run of play through Giovanni Simeone, but a late Medhi Bourabia free kick snatched the point.

“The result is fair, although we had the chances to double our lead too and could’ve controlled the situation better,” the coach told Sky Sport Italia.

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Saturday September 19 2020
EDF: 'Cagliari confident on Godin'

Cagliari coach Eusebio Di Francesco is confident Diego Godin will join from Inter, while he’ll be ‘enemies’ with Sassuolo and Domenico Berardi for 90 minutes.

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“I can’t help but be happy to debut for my new club against Sassuolo, a side that will always have a piece of my heart,” said the coach in his press conference.

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Sunday September 13 2020
Rog: 'Cagliari will improve with EDF'

Cagliari midfielder Marko Rog was pleased with the performance in the 2-2 draw with Roma on Saturday. ‘I hope we can continue like this in the championship’.

The former Napoli midfielder scored the first goal, as the Rossoblu were 2-0 up at half-time against the Giallorossi.

Roma bounced back in the second half, but Rog was ‘happy’ with the effort in the pre-season friendly at the Sardegna Arena.

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Saturday September 12 2020
Sottil: 'I didn't hesitate to join Cagliari'

Riccardo Sottil revealed he was convinced to join Cagliari by Eusebio Di Francesco. ‘For a young player, it’s important to have a coach like him’.

The 21-year-old moved from Fiorentina on loan with an option to buy and looks forward to start his new chapter with the Casteddu.

“As soon as I heard about Cagliari, I didn’t hesitate to come here,” Sottil told the club’s official website.

“It’s a glorious place, with a lot of passion and I was shown a lot of affection upon my arrival at the airport.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Cagliari an option for Zaza?

Cagliari could, according to Tuttosport, provide an exit route for Torino forward Simona Zaza this summer.

The newspaper writes the Rossoblu coach Eusebio Di Francesco would gladly welcome Zaza to Sardinia, after having experienced a positive period with the former Italy international at Sassuolo.

Zaza returned on loan from Valencia in August 2018 and was signed on a permanent deal in July 2019.

The 29-year-old has scored 13 goals in 61 games for Torino and the report claims Cagliari are looking at him and Udinese forward Kevin Lasagna this summer.

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Tuesday September 8 2020
Di Francesco likes the mentality in Sardinia

Cagliari coach Eusebio Di Francesco has revealed he was impressed by ‘the mentality and the desire to improve’ at the Sardegna Arena.

The 51-year-old has been brought in to replace former coach Walter Zenga ahead of 2020-21 and said he was convinced by President Tommaso Giulini.

“The first meetings with President Giulini were important for me to choose Cagliari, even before knowing the project well,” Di Francesco told the club’s official website.

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