Uruguayan starlet Diego Laxalt is delighted to have finally joined Serie A side, Inter Milan.
The 20-year-old midfielder signed for the Italian giants from Uruguayan outfit Defensor Sporting for a transfer fee of just over £2 million in January, but has only been able to join up with his teammates, due to his participation with Uruguay in the Fifa Under-20 World Cup.
During Laxalt's time with Defensor Sporting, he scored one goal in 15 appearances, contributing to their second place finish in the Primera División Uruguaya.
The Montevideo born star is ecstatic to finally meet up with his Internazionale teammates and admits he cannot wait to showcase his ability in such a prestigious league.
"I am very happy to be here," Laxalt told fcinternews.it.
"Forza Inter and I hope for the best for the upcoming campaign."
The Uruguayan footballer has been likened to Dutch and current Barnet star Edgar Davids, by the Uruguayans's agent.
Laxalt's agent Vincenzo D’Ippolito explained how he has has an extremely similar playing style to Davids, with similar dribbling characteristics.
D'Ippolito said that the Inter Milan fans will be impressed with the 20-year-old, however admitted it is up to Inter Milan to realise Laxalt's undoubted potential and provide him with first-team opportunities.
“He is like Davids in how he plays, he has something of him.
"He is a very young player but he has quality. Now it will be up to Inter to decide if he is ready but I think he will carve out an important spot for himself."
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