Chelsea man admits Italy return could be on cards after just a year

Date published: Wednesday 29th August 2018 9:58 - Oli Fisher

Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta has hinted at a possible return to Serie A amid links with Inter Milan.

The Italy international joined the Blues from Torino in a deal worth £17.5million last summer and is now contracted to Chelsea until 2021.

Gazzetta dello Sport recently claimed that Inter would move for Zappacosta should they miss out on Sime Vrsjalko, who is their number one target, however they ended up signing the latter.

Now, Zappacosta has confirmed that a return to Italy was an option, but he is focused on Chelsea for the time being.

“Could I return to Italy? Yes, Inter had been after me,” the former Torino man revealed.

“My agent Alessandro Lucci had told me about their interest, although I’ve always remained focused on Chelsea.

“Could I return in January? I have three more years on my contract here and I only want to think about doing well with Chelsea. There’s a lot of competition here, but I want to win a place in the team. After that, it’s clear that if I didn’t find much room, I don’t think any player would like that.”


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