Sampdoria coach Mazzarri welcomes back Cassano

Sampdoria coach Walter Mazzarri is delighted to have Antonio Cassano available, with the striker having served his five-match ban.

He said: "I remember how he was playing before the ban," explained the Coach when asked if he would ease Cassano back into the team.

"It is a statement of fact that Antonio has shown greater quality than the others and the teammates must accept that.

"The performances on the pitch have spoken and that is the only voice I listen to. Will he return from the start? Yes, he deserves it."

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