Originally Posted by CoMoChief
He had nothing to be afraid of because there was no one that could replace him. Well it's gotten so bad at this point to where there HAS to be a change made, which is why I firmly believe that Pioli told Cassel on the phone to take himself out of the game, therefore no one in particular gets blamed, they can all use injury as a scapegoat.
Pioli told him to fake an injury because he knew the fans would boo.
All of the effort is for naught. Cassel is now a martyr.
Pioli will be back, Cassel will be back.