Inter Milan centre-half Milan Skriniar has admitted that he didn’t expect to simply step straight into the squad’s starting XI this season, following on from a very impressive start to the season at San Siro.
The 22-year-old made the switch to Inter from Sampdoria in the summer for a reported
“I didn’t even think about making such an impact. I want to help the team in every game, and if we win then we’re all happy”, he told Sky Italia (via Football Italia).
“I look at other matches. I’m happy because I’ve always worked under great Coaches. Spalletti’s also helping me a lot.
The youngster has earned huge plaudits from players and coaches alike since stepping up to the first team for his side, but remains level headed – claiming that he just wants to continue developing:
“There’s also Bonucci and Miranda. I can only keep learning.”
Inter currently occupy the top spot in Serie A after Tuesday night’s victory, with Napoli travelling to Genoa in a bid to reclaim their place at the head of the table.
Maurizio Sarri’s men can go two points clear with a win – which would continue a hugely impressive start to the season.