Stuttgart defender Molinaro: Cassano now Italy leader

Stuttgart defender Cristian Molinaro is delighted seeing Sampdoria striker Antonio Cassano back in the Italy squad. Molinaro says Cassano has taken up a leadership role with the Azzurri.

Stuttgart defender Cristian Molinaro is delighted seeing Sampdoria striker Antonio Cassano back in the Italy squad.

Molinaro says Cassano has taken up a leadership role with the Azzurri.

He said: “He is the leader of this side because he is both an extraordinary player and person. We are a squad who want to become solid and strong quickly.”

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