Easy decision to sign for Man Utd - Darmian

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Matteo Darmian says he “didn’t have to think

twice” about joining Manchester United once he

knew of their interest.

The Italian signed for the Red Devils from Torino for

£12.7million in the summer and made an excellent

start to the season, being named the club’s Player

of the Month for August.

The full-back also scored his first international goal

in the 3-1 win over Azerbaijan on Saturday but

Darmian insists it was an easy decison to leave his

homeland when Louis van Gaal came calling.

He said: “I used to watch the Premier League on

television and it was well known that it was

perhaps one of the best leagues in the world.

“So when I got the call from United I didn’t have to

think twice about it at all.

“For me it was a big step in my career and a really

big opportunity which I didn’t want to let slip away.

“Of course, Manchester United are one of the

biggest clubs, not just in England, but the whole


“Because of the history as well, all these factors

made it an easy decision for me.”



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