Ex-Man United captain Nemanja Vidic has today been unveiled to the Italian media and claimed that he should have joined Serie A years ago. The Serbian has been unveiled by Inter Milan today, after his move to the club on a free transfer.
The defender spent eight years at Old Trafford and he was the club captain from August 2010 until his move to Italy. He has left alongside his defensive partner Rio Ferdinand, who is currently still a free agent.
The 32-year old won numerous titles at United, such as the Premier League five times, a Champions League and the Club World Cup twice. But, despite all this success, he feels he should have moved to Serie A sooner.
"I should have arrived to Italy many years ago. Finally I have the opportunity to play here. I don't think this is a step backwards in my career, I believe this is a step forward for me," he said.
A huge club
"Inter is one of the biggest clubs in the world. It has a great tradition and has won many trophies at domestic and international level, including three Champions Leagues - how many other clubs have done that?
"Italian football suits my game well and, as I said before, I have joined one of the big European clubs.
Different, not better
"English football is different to Italian but that doesn't mean Italian is more simple."
Vidic has put pen to paper on a three-year deal with Inter and reports are claiming that he will soon receive the captain's armband too.
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