New Italy midfielder Davide Biondini is set to win a contract extension with Cagliari.

Cagliari intend to open contract talks with Biondini's minder about a deal to 2014.

"I am happy to be here and will try to do well, living this emotional experience to the full," said Biondini.

"It's my first call and so everything is new. There are so many things to discover, it's a whole new world to me and a fascinating one at that."