Gianluigi Donnarumma has laughed off ‘nonsense’ rumours that he’s sad at new membership PSG as he fights for the No 1 spot with Keylor Navas.
The 22-year-old joined the Parisian aspect from AC Milan on a free switch earlier this summer season, having received Euro 2020 with Italy – in addition to the participant of the match award – lower than a month earlier than arriving at PSG.
However following his transfer, Donnarumma has needed to play second fiddle to Navas with PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino preferring the veteran Costa Rican in web thus far.
Gianluigi Donnarumma has laughed off ‘nonsense’ rumours that he’s sad at PSG
Donnarumma’s lack of minutes has led to claims that he’s sad together with his begin to life at PSG, saying his transfer has turned bitter after simply a few months on the Parc des Princes.
Navas, 34, has featured eight instances in all competitions for PSG this season, whereas Donnarumma solely made his third look for his new membership on Tuesday night time.
However after starring on his Champions League debut in PSG’s win over Manchester Metropolis on Tuesday, Donnarumma shortly rubbished these claims.
‘The criticism of my selection to come back to Paris? I simply wish to chuckle,’ Donnarumma advised Sky Sport Italia. ‘I’m completely happy at PSG, and I chuckle once I learn all this nonsense about me. It’s unbelievable to play with all these champions.
Donnarumma joined PSG earlier this summer season and has performed second fiddle to Keylor Navas
‘There is no such thing as a downside, there is no such thing as a sort of downside, I’m completely happy to be right here, I’ve the [club] that at all times helps me.’
Donnarumma put in a stellar efficiency to maintain Pep Guardiola’s males at bay within the group sport within the French capital, with Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi each getting on the scoresheet in a 2-0 win for PSG.
And it was a dream debut for Donnarumma within the Champions League, given how he by no means featured in Europe’s elite membership competitors together with his boyhood membership AC Milan earlier than.
‘That is how I dreamed of my debut within the Champions League, and the dream got here true. It was a fantastic match, an immense pleasure,’ Donnarumma added.
The Italian rubbished these claims after starring in PSG’s 2-0 win over Man Metropolis on Tuesday
‘I thank all those that have been near me, from my father to my mom, to my girlfriend.’
Donnarumma is anticipated to proceed to rotate with Navas because the season progresses, given the power in depth Pochettino has within the place.
However with the Italian nonetheless solely 22, he’s anticipated to turn out to be PSG’s No 1 for years to come back.
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