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Marchetti’s Frustration and Hope

Frustration is pretty much the feeling that Cagliari’s goal keeper, Federico Marchetti, is currently feeling as he has been frozen out by his club from the start of the season and still hasn’t get a playing time in the first team until now. In fact the keeper was merely used by the Sardinian’s primavera team which is simply a downgrade considering the fact that last year he was performing in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, replacing the injured Gianluigi Buffon.

This condition really frustrated Marchetti as before the summer he actually had plan to play in the bigger club in order to improve his career, however it was that idea that got him into the current situation as his wish enraged Cagliari’s president, Massimo Cellino. As the season goes by, the dispute between both parties forced Marchetti to keep staying out of the field in the winter, despite the interest of several clubs on the keeper in the last January transfer window.

Marchetti revealed that this season he really missed playing football a lot, being forced to only train without having the chance to play hurts the keeper a lot as watching the games from television makes his feeling much more worse. Despite his current condition, the Azzurri’s World Cup goalie, stated that he won’t give up and believe that next summer he will finally be able to play again and maybe even getting his wish in moving to a bigger team.

How much do I miss football? So very much. It’s not easy to be out of the sport and watching the games on television just kills me. But I kept saying to myself that I’d be crazy to give in,” Marchetti stated. “I have a contract until 2013, but we’ll see what the future holds in June. Never say never.”

Rumors have been spreading that Marchetti is being monitored closely by several big clubs such as Ac Milan, As Roma and Manchester City, however the fact that the keeper hasn’t even played in a competitive manner this season surely becomes the negative part from the keeper. Surely, the 27-years-old would hope that Cellino, won’t be making things difficult from him next season especially since the president has already punished the goalie really hard this season.