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Milan Skriniar focused on Inter

Despite interest from top clubs, the defender remains dedicated to Internazionale

FC Internazionale v UC Sampdoria - Serie A Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

Inter Milan contain one of the hottest defenders in the market at the moment. With Milan Skriniar’s status comes interest from some of Europe’s most elite clubs.

As most fans of the Nerazzurri know, Skriniar has been an absolute blessing to the club this season. Ever since inking a five-year deal in the past window, Skriniar has become the best young defender on the team, and could likely be debated as one of the best young defenders in the world.

The Slovakian definitely deserves the praise he receives. As a center back, Skriniar has notched 2 goals in the campaign along with a hot 91.4 percent pass success rate.

The 22-year-old comes as a crucial piece to the Inter backline alongside Miranda. He averages 2 tackles and almost 5 clearances per game.

He continues to have sublime performances throughout the Serie A campaign. Skriniar plays as a veteran even though he comes at such a young age. In the previous contest against Atalanta, Skriniar was given Man of the Match honors with an 8.41 rating, according to WhoScored.

To say that Skriniar’s play hasn’t garnered much interest is an understatement. Barcelona has reportedly grown on the young defender to play with Samuel Umtiti once the days of Gerard Pique are gone.

Also, it was reported that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte sent scouts to the match with Atalanta to keep an eye on Skriniar and Antonio Candreva. As we know, both played really well as Candreva earned an assist off of the opening Mauro Icardi goal.

Despite all of the rumors, Skriniar has openly stated that his focus remains on what’s best for Inter Milan. Football-Italia noted that the center back hopes the team can reach the Champions League next season.

At the moment, both Inter and Skriniar are on the right track to achieve that goal. The Nerazzurri sit two points behind Napoli for the league lead, and Skriniar continues to be a solid piece for Inter’s play, for the present and future.

How much do you value Milan Skriniar on Inter Milan? Do you think he’s one of the best young defenders in the world? Let us know in the comments below.