Inter Milan defender Ashley Young has revealed that it was a very hard task to have said no to the Italian Serie A giants when they came knocking on his door for a transfer to Italy. The former England international defensive star left English Premier League giants Manchester United and sealed a transfer to the Nerazzurri last year in a deal worth around €1.5 million and he has now opened up on the transfer.
He said he was already in his ninth year at Old Trafford and he felt that since the opportunity to have a new adventure came, he had to grab it with both hands. He spoke further about what Inter manager Conte told him saying that the former Chelsea boss offered him a lot of game time he knew he would not be getting if he remained under Olé Gunnar Solksjær at Manchester United.
He added that it was also an irresistible offer given that Inter are one of the biggest clubs in Italian football and he was already relishing the chance to be a part of the team.
Speaking on the difference between the English Premier League and the Italian Serie A, Young said that Italian football demands the application of more tactics when compared to English football. He described this further by saying that in Italy, teams have to defend and attach in sync to avoid getting caught off guard.
The former United man will be out of contract this summer and may leave the club if he is not offered a renewal.