Armando Izzo responds to Arsenal and Manchester United transfer speculation

first_imgAdvertisement Arsenal and Manchester United have both registered an interest in Armando Izzo (Picture: Getty)Armando Izzo has insisted he’s ‘happy’ at Torino amid interest from Premier League clubs Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton.The 27-year-old centre-back had an impressive opening season with Torino after joining from Genoa, making 37 appearances as Walter Mazzarri’s side finished seventh in Serie A.Recent rumours claimed that Izzo’s representative, Paolo Palermo, was in London to meet Arsenal about a possible deal, with Everton and United also believed to be keen on the Italy international.Unai Emery, who has around £40million to spend on new recruits this summer, has reportedly identified Izzo as a top target as he looks to bolster his options in central defence.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHowever, Izzo has ruled out a move to the Premier League while stressing that he remains fully committed to Torino for the time being.Asked about rumours linking him with Arsenal, United and Everton, Izzo told Gazzetta dello Sport: ‘For now I’m happy. Everyone likes to be courted.‘I have four years left on my contract at Torino, and I want to show my worth: I don’t like just being called a good player. I’m worth more.’ Metro Sport ReporterMonday 24 Jun 2019 3:52 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link977Shares Izzo made his Italy debut earlier this year (Picture: Getty)He added: ‘Among Italian defenders, other than [Giorgio] Chiellini, I don’t see others stronger or more determined than I am.‘I’m honoured to wear Torino’s shirt and I will spill blood until the last day I wear it.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesIzzo has set his sights representing Italy at Euro 2020 after making his international debut in a 6-0 thumping of Liechtenstein in March.‘It’s my one big objective: I’d like to be a leading light in it after having had another great season,’ he said.‘The European Championship would be the culmination of a dream.’MORE: Manchester United reject Paris Saint-Germain’s offer to swap Neymar for Paul Pogba Comment Advertisement Armando Izzo responds to Arsenal and Manchester United transfer speculationlast_img

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