Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic has come to the defence of his Paris Saint-Germain and Italy counterpart Gianluigi Donnarumma, claiming that he can nonetheless develop into one of the best goalkeeper on this planet if he has the need to take action.
The 23-year-old has been one of many scapegoats for Italy’s failure to qualify for the 2022 World Cup after a 1-0 defeat towards North Macedonia in late March, however the Inter captain believes that the Azzurri squad as a complete ought to be at fault.
“Donnarumma, if he wants to, can become the best goalkeeper in the world,” Handanovic stated on DAZN.
“It is easy to massacre someone when the whole team has to do with it: for him I only see great things, but he must want it.”
Donnarumma made his senior breakthrough as a 16-year-old at AC Milan earlier than shifting to French giants Paris Saint-Germain in the summertime of 2021.
The younger goalkeeper additionally performed a starring function for Italy within the Euro 2020 triumph, making penalty shoot-out saves towards Spain within the semi-finals and England within the closing.