While the player has repeatedly made public appeals for forgiveness, President Garrone stayed silent until this interview with Striscia La Notizia.
“Cassano used words that were too harsh and what he did was too serious,” said the patron.
"Take into account all I did for him. It hurt to realise he recognised my authority, but nothing else.
“Antonio improved so much with us and had become almost normal, if you can even use that term.
“Antonio is a good and generous person, but when he loses his temper he really cannot control himself.
“I don’t even know if he realises what he said to me when he had that explosion of rage.