NEWS
Friday November 29 2013
Paris the best choice for Verratti

Marco Verratti has no regrets at all about leaving Italy to ply his trade in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain.

The now 21-year-old joined PSG from then Serie B club Pescara for €12m in 2012, despite also being of interest to Juventus and Napoli amongst others.

“I remain convinced that I made the right choice,” the playmaker told Rai Sport. “I’m part of a great team and I play alongside lots of champions.

“I certainly don’t miss Serie A seeing as I am very happy here.

“It was risky to leave my family at the age of 20, but this was the best choice for me. Paris is a city that opens your mind, you are in contact with the cultures from around the world.”

Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!

FOOTBALL ITALIA RELATED NEWS

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES