Manchester United had a poor summer transfer window – in terms of both in and outs, but I guess they go hand-in-hand.
One man whom I expected to see depart from Old Trafford was Matteo Darmian. However, to my surprise, the Italy international remained a Red Devil.
He started in United’s opening game due to an injury picked up by Antonio Valencia. We’ve seldom seen him since, now, according to Calciomercato, per Sports Mole, three Serie A clubs are eyeing moves for the former Torino man.
The clubs interested? Serie A’s big-boys. Roma, Inter Milan and Juventus are all keen. I think it’s only fair we let the 28-year-old go as soon as the January transfer window opens.
Not once has Darmian moaned nor kicked up a fuss. He has remained the consummate professional throughout. For that, he deserves immense credit.
With less than a year on his current deal, the fee will be minimal, but United only paid £12million to land him in so that’d be the best thing to do. The club does have the option to extend his contract by a further year, but I’m not sure it’d be fair to make him stick around an extra twelve months in an attempt to get an extra million or two in terms of transfer fee.