William Regal says if it was up to him he’d sacrifice money on any roster to bring in former WWE Superstar Cesaro.
Cesaro, real name Claudio Castagnoli, hasn’t appeared in a wrestling ring since leaving WWE on February 24th. The former tag team champion had been with the company for more than a decade but decided it was time to move on.
Due to the fact that the star left upon the expiry of his contract, and wasn’t released, that meant he wasn’t subject to a non-compete clause. This led many fans to expect the Swiss Cyborg to appear somewhere such as AEW, within weeks. However, that hasn’t been the case.
Speaking to Renee Paquette on The Sessions, current AEW star William Regal – someone who knows Cesaro well – gave his opinion on what he should do next in his career:
“There have only been 4 people that I have gone to Mr. McMahon or Triple H with, who I have said, and this is nothing to do with the job, I have said I cannot tell you when I put my card, I put my reputation on.”
“I’ve only put my card to 4 people where I have said that I can’t tell you if they will draw you any money, but they are incredible at what they do, they are professional, they will always be there and will always represent the company well. Everything you want out of a person, 1 of them was Bryan and Claudio was the second. So that’s how much I will think of him and I just think that he needs to do whatever is right for his family.”
“If my words mean anything, again it is not about what you think is right or wrong. If nothing else, to have the stabilising influence of a 1000%, no let me not say that because that’s stupid. A 100% professional person who everyone can look up to and watch and learn from and everything that you could possibly want to be as a professional, wrestles like a star.”
“As a human being, speaks 5 languages perfectly and can represent your company anywhere, that’s before we even get into the ring. If you don’t think that he’s [special] then again maybe there is something wrong somewhere. If I had any clout anywhere, I would sacrifice some of that money on the roster to get rid of people, this may sound horrible, to get him. That is how much he would bring to any locker room, and that’s my opinion.”
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