Antonio Cassano: I Want To Stay At Sampdoria If Possible

Antonio Cassano has revealed he apologised to Garrone and would like to remain at the club, but does not know what his future holds
Sampdoria striker Antonio Cassano has told the press he has apologised to president Riccardo Garrone and that he wants to remain withe the club.

The 28-year-old opted to stay with his wife and skip an club event, later getting into an argument with Garrone on the training ground. The incident eventually erupted when the club announced they had applied to have his contract rescinded.

"I am sorry for what happened and have already apologised to president Garrone in front of my team-mates," he told Ansa ahead of the club's 1-0 success at Cesena, confirming he did indeed insult the club patron previously.

"I've read that this whole affair could be linked to the transfer market, but I repeat that as long as the possibility exists, I am firm in my intentions to remain with Sampdoria."

There are now a number of legal issues that have arisen, but Cassano refused to comment on thema nd what they could mean for his future.

"What happened does not take into account the particular moment between me and my wife, I wanted to be around as much as possible - there are reasons but I don't want to get into my private life," he explained.

"There are facts described by some papers with the clear intent of making me look bad and they did it this time...but this is not the most appropriate venue to put things into context because much of it involves lawyers."

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