Cagliari forward Joao Pedro has been banned indefinitely by Italy's national anti-doping organisation (NADO Italia) after testing positive for a banned substance.
The Brazilian failed a doping test following the goalless draw between Cagliari and Sassuolo on Feb. 11 after the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide was found in his sample.
Pedro is the second Serie A player to be suspended this season after Benevento captain Fabio Lucioni was given a one-year ban for the use of the steroid clostebol, which...
Fiorentina have decided to retire the No. 13 shirt worn by Davide Astori following the tragic death of their captain at the weekend.
Astori's former club Cagliari, for whom he played 174 games over six seasons, have also agreed no longer to use the No. 13, which he also wore while he played for them.
A tweet from Fiorentina on Tuesday confirmed the move "in honour of Davide Astori's memory."
Cagliari, who have changed their Twitter profile to read 'Ciao Davide,' also tweeted that "in honour of his...