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 read more

Live CS:GO at ICE thanks to the Betradar Esports Invitational

first_imgShare StumbleUpon Submit Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020 Sports betting data supplier Betradar‘s stand will be one to visit if esports is on your list of interests at ICE Totally Gaming next month.Alexander Inglot, SportradarEsports will play a big part at this year’s ICE, which incidentally is the largest ever, and Betradar is playing along by putting on the ‘Betradar Esports Invitational’. This will see two CS:GO teams, in the form of Endpoint and Impulse Gaming, battle it out with renowned esports veteran Paul ‘ReDeYe’ Chaloner as host.Elsewhere at the ExCeL Centre, esports will rear its head at the GamCrowd Pitch ICE competition. Four of the start-up companies that have made the shortlist are esports focused, and our sister publication Esports Insider took a closer look at these here.Alex Inglot, Director of Communications at Sportradar, commented: “We are really looking forward to welcoming operators and other ICE delegates to our stand S1-150 on Tuesday and Wednesday at 11am and 2pm both days. During those time slots, Betradar will be bringing its esports betting solutions to life alongside our Betradar Esports Invitational.“The Invitational, a head to head between two leading UK teams, will be punctuated by the inimitable commentary and input of ReDeYe, who needs no introduction to anyone who has been to pretty much any significant esports event around the world. It should make for a great atmosphere to experience, understand and learn more about esports and esports betting.”Betradar can be found at Stand S1-150, this is where the action will be at 11am and 2pm on the Tuesday and Wednesday. It’s also where the company’s experts, such as Head of Esports James Watson, can talk any interested operators (or other parties) through esports and what Betradar has to offer in that regard. Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Related Articles Share ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual  August 20, 2020last_img read more