Rodrigo De Paul is “happy to remain at Udinese, with a club that wanted me to stay at all costs” despite numerous offers.
The Argentina international was particularly linked with Fiorentina, Napoli and Milan.
“I am more relaxed now that the transfer window has closed,” De Paul told reporters while on international duty.
“Udinese really wanted me to stay, rejecting all the offers that came in. I am happy to remain with a club that wanted me to stay at all costs.
“Thanks to Udinese, I am here wearing the jersey of my national team.”