Marrone To Trial In Serie A

Defender Michael Marrone heads to Europe later this week as he pursues his dream of playing in Italy’s Serie A.

Defender Michael Marrone heads to Europe later this week as he pursues his dream of playing in Italy-s Serie A.

The 24-year-old right back will spend two weeks on trial with Cagliari Calcio as he seeks to win a contract with the top flight Italian side ahead of the forthcoming Serie A campaign.

General Manager, Football Operations John Didulica is pleased Marrone-s performances for the Red and White have been recognised by clubs overseas.

“It-s a great opportunity for Michael to test himself against elite footballers,” he said.

“Michael was an outstanding contributors last season and has earned this opportunity to trial with CagliariHe is a talented player as well as a hard worker and very level-headed. I-m sure he will represent our Club well during his two weeks in Italy.

“One of our club-s goals is to provide a pathway for Australian talent to make the leap into quality employment in Europe, and this merely reinforces that.”