Right after the signing of both the maestros Manchester United latest signing Matteo Darmian has given the first official interview as a Manchester United player to the club’s official website.
Source: Manchester United Official Site
Matteo Darmian First Interview as a Manchester United Player
Matteo Darmian has shown his eagerness to on how much he wanted to join Manchester United. He assured his playing capability of playing in both flanks and scoring ability on answering the interviewer.
Welcome… you’re now officially a Manchester United player. How do you feel?
I’m so excited. And I am very happy to be here at one of the most important clubs in the world.
When you found out that United wanted to sign you, what did you think?
I think for me it is a great opportunity. I want to be there. So I didn’t think! (twice)
But was it difficult in a way to leave Torino because you’ve had great three or four years there?
Yes, because the last four years have been amazing. But for me, Manchester United is a great opportunity and I have taken that opportunity to come here.
It‘s your first day here at the Aon Training Complex. Have your new teammates and the manager welcomed you?
Yes, the first impression is good and I want to start.
The manager says you can play right-back or left-back. Do you feel your best position is on the right?
My best position is on the right because my preferred foot is my right one. But I can also play with the left.
As for your style, are you an attacking right-back?
Yes, it’s possible I want to score some goals. But my first idea is to defend.
Darmian expressed his concern on how physical play is a major hurdle in EPL and how he is very aware of it. He also said he needs to learn the country, the language and the emotion of the people soon.
You’ve had a successful time in Serie A. Are you confident and excited about playing in the Premier League?
Yes, I have watched the Premier League because it is an important championship in the world. I like the Premier League. It’s different from Serie A but I want to prove myself.
What do you think the biggest difference will be?
I think the Premier League is a physical championship.
Will you need time to settle into a new club, a new country and a new language?
I want to learn English very fast. It’s different here but I will try to make myself at home.
On asking about USA tour and jellying up with teammates Matteo looked serious on the matter.
You will go on tour to the United States on Monday. Will that be a chance for you to get to know your teammates?
It’s a great opportunity for me to know the other people who play for Manchester United and to know myself.
Finally when he was asked what’s his target in the red devils jersey and how he feels about joining the club along with legends like Bastian Schweinsteiger and Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay Matteo reacted confidently on Matteo Darmian First Interview as a Manchester United Player
Is playing at Old Trafford in a few weeks’ time a dream for you?
For me, it’s a dream. It’s one of the best stadiums in the world. A lot of people dream to play there. It’s my dream and it’s coming true.
Is it an exciting time to join United with Memphis Depay also joining the club and an agreement in place to sign Bastian Schweinsteiger?
Yes, it’s a great opportunity. The team is a competitive team and we all want to play together and do well together.
Finally, what do you want to do as a Manchester United player – to win trophies?
Yes, it’s a club with a great history and a lot of victories. I think the team will carry on in that direction of winning trophies.
Matteo Darmian First Interview as a Manchester United Player has now reached right after the mid-field duos. All we need to wait for is to see, what plans United have about the striker crisis.