The Nerazzurri defender ‘thanked Antonio Conte’ and believes Christian Eriksen ‘needs time.’
Stefan de Vrij
’s training retreat.
We want to confirm ourselves and continue to grow and improve. There is much work to be ready for the first game. I think there’s still a lot of room for improvement. I’m very confident,”
the former Lazio star said.
“I am sorry that Antonio Conte left because I worked well with him. I thanked him because he helped me grow and improve, but I am happy Simone Inzaghi arrived. He can create a very nice atmosphere in the dressing room and we will all be united.”
The Dutch centre-back admitted that he talked to
after he had a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s battle against Finland at Euro 2020.
“I spoke to Eriksen when it happened, I’ve been thinking about him for so long. Then I didn’t disturb him anymore because he must be receiving many messages. He needs time to regain fitness.”
’s services on a free transfer to be Eriksen’s replacement for now.
Calhanoglu is a strong player, he creates many goal-scoring opportunities, he has great technical skills,”
De Vrij concluded.