Radja Nainggolan, there is the announcement from coach Van Bommel
“It’s not a matter of time.”
Protagonist dl the sensational episode that led to his exclusion from the Antwerp squad (the player had been caught smoking a cigarette on the bench just before the league match against Standard Liege), Radja Nainggolan, ten days after the incident, cashes in the words of his coach. In fact, Erik Van Bommel, previously seen as a player in Italy with the Milan shirt, spoke to the Het Nieuwsblad portal about the situation related to the former Cagliari, Roma and Inter midfielder.
“Reinsertion in the group? Honestly I have not thought about it, it is not a question of time. The decision was difficult, I was a footballer myself and I know how one can feel at this time. But we talked with Radja, and he knows what we expect from him,” the coach said.
At this point, it cannot be ruled out that the player will have his contract terminated before the market window reopens in January. The possibility that the ‘Ninja’ could return to Italy, as has been dreaded by more than one market participant, would become more and more concrete at this point.