Italian international Matteo Darmian has had to play second fiddle to fellow new signing AchraafHakimiin the right-back position at Inter Milan. Matteo Darmian has seen little playing time in the position since the signing of Moroccan international player Hakimi. The lively fullback is widely regarded as the best right-sided defender at the moment on current form. He joined the Nerazzuri in a big money move from Real Madrid.
The Spanish giants have had to field an attacker at right-back this season to suggest that the club misses Hakimi, who would have slotted into the role with minimal fuss. Spanish international Dani Carvajal is the first choice right-back but he has not been able for manager Zinedine Zidane for a big part of this season due to injuries and the Frenchman has turned to Spanish attacker Lucas Vazquez to do a job at right-back. Lucas Vazquez has played there several times this season in the absence of Dani Carvajal. Continue reading
Matteo Darmian, who is the full back of the club of Manchester United is very close to joining the club of Juventus on a deal of loan until the season’s end in a deal that will also see the champions of Italy having the choice to sign him in the summer and that so permanently for around £7.1m.
The contract of Matteo will expire in this summer but there is a possibility that United may extend this deal for a term of 1 more year in order to get a good fee for the player. The player, who is just 29 years old, has a total of 36 caps for the team of Italy joined the club of United in the year 2015 but he has not played on a regular basis for Jose Mourinho, Louis Gall or the Ole Solskjaer who is an interim manager at present.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is keen for Matteo Darmian to stay at the club, according to reports.
The Italian defender has made just one appearance for United this season and is thought to be eyeing a return to Italy in the January transfer window.
The 28-year-old, who signed for £12.5 million in 2015, was reportedly close to a move away from Old Trafford in the summer but ESPN
reports that Mourinho does not want to lose the right back in the upcoming window.