Italy defender Alessandro Bastoni has admitted that Tottenham tried to signal him final summer season, however is completely happy that he selected to stay at Inter.
90min reported on Spurs’ intense curiosity within the left-sided centre-back in the course of the summer season switch window.
However Bastoni ended up staying at San Siro, and chatting with Corriere dello Sport, he briefly elaborated on his resolution, although careworn he has respect for former boss Antonio Conte.
“There was some contact, however I’m completely happy I stayed at Inter,” he mentioned.
“With Conte, we entered the pitch figuring out completely what we would have liked to do, as a result of all the pieces was studied in a maniacal method.”
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Conte built-in Bastoni into Inter‘s first workforce in the course of the 2019/20 season, with the younger defender that includes 33 instances in his first full time period at San Siro.
Bastoni then performed 41 instances in all competitions because the Nerazzurri loved Serie A hit in 2020/21, wrestling the title again from Juventus and ending the Bianconeri’s nine-year stranglehold on the Scudetto.
Later that summer season, Bastoni was a part of the Italy facet that gained Euro 2020, defeating England within the last on penalties.