A priority target for Parisian leaders to strengthen the Ile-de-France defense, Milan Škriniar is getting closer to PSG every day. Taulier of the Interist defense and a real star in Italy, the 27-year-old central defender remains, despite everything, a relatively unknown player in France. Here’s what to know about him.
A precocious talent
The young Milan Škriniar made his professional debut in 2012, only 17 years and 49 days old, under the colors of the Slovak club MŠK Žilina. Loaned the following season to Zlaté Moravce, he finally returned to his training club before definitely imposes itself in the central hinge, at 19 years old. He will play 93 matches under the colors of the Slovak club, before join Sampdoria in 2016 for a check of €1 millionat the age of 21.
Framework at the hopes
Called up within the various Slovak selections (U17, U18, U19 and Espoirs), the native of Žiar nad Hronom imposes itself each time as a potential holder. Called up to compete in Euro Espoir in 2017 on Polish soil, the young central defender is selected in the type team of the competitionalongside Marco Asensio, Federico Bernardeschi, Dani Ceballos, Saul Niguez and Max Meyer.
The explosion in Italy
The 2016/2017 season is the season of explosion for the young Slovak defender. With his transfer to Sampdoria, the number 37 will contribute to the good season of the Genoese club, finishing in 10th place. Basic Man by Marco GiampaoloMilan Škriniar ends the season honored with the title of youngest defender to have played 35 league games this season. He also won the title of best defender in Serie A, succeeding Leonardo Bonucci and ahead of Giorgio Chiellini. His performance and his regularity directly earned him the spotlight, and, on July 7, 2017, he officially joins Inter Milan.
Confirmation in Milan
At Inter, the player’s rating is not weakening. Regular throughout its seasons, he forms with Stefan de Vrij and Diego Godin then Alessandro Bastoni, one of the best defenses of the Italian championship. Finalist of the Europa League in 2020, winner of the Italian Supercup in 2021, of the Italian Cup in 2022, he completes his record in adding a Serie A league title in 2021. With Inter, the solid defender has already played a total of nearly 215 games, consolidating his status as an important player in the Inter locker room.
Captain of the Slovak team, Milan Škriniar has extensive international experiencehe who already has represented son pays 54 timescontesting in particular Euro 2016 in France and Euro 2020.
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