Inter center-back Milan Skriniar has confirmed he will stay with the Nerazzurri and spoke about the support he has received from Inter fans and new coach Simone Inzaghi while playing at the Euros with Slovakia.
The defender played forSlovakia in this afternoon’s 1-0 defeat to Sweden
, having scored in the opening 2-1 victory over Poland.
In a post-match interview with Sky Sport Italia following the defeat, the Slovak talked about the positive effect that support from the Nerazzurri has had on him at the tournament.
Despite defeat in today’s match,
felt proud of the performance of himself and his team.
“It’s disappointing to have lost, as we played well and showed we are a team with a strong mentality,”
Skriniar told Sky Sport Italia
“We tried to the end, but unfortunately were unable to score. I feel responsible for my teammates and want to give my support, both in defense and attack. I feel good and Slovakia are playing well.
Slovakia still have a chance of qualifying for the Euro 2020 knockout stages, having gained three points against Poland, and the 26-year-old center-back was in good spirits.
“Qualification is now difficult, but it’s not impossible. We have to beat Spain and we’ll continue believing as long as we can.”
He might be on international duty, but Skriniar was asked about his club situation after
’s departure and his relationship with the new coach.
“Inzaghi wrote to me after the goal against Poland, but he’d written before that too. We’ve been in contact.
“I am happy that the Nerazzurri fans are supporting me and I want to thank them. I am staying at Inter.”