Leonardo Fasan: I hope to make Celtic debut v Inter Milan in Europa League

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Leonardo Fasan is relishing Celtic’s clash against Inter Milan in the Europa League last 32.

Leonardo Fasan has revealed that he would relish making his debut for Celtic against Inter Milan.

The 20-year-old Italian goalkeeper has yet to make his competitive debut for the Bhoys’ first team, although he has been part of the matchday squads on a number of occasions.

With Celtic being drawn against Italian giants Inter in the round-of-32 of the Europa League, Fasan hopes that he will get the chance to feature against the Milan-based outfit.

"I was hoping we would get drawn against an Italian team and I am glad it was Inter because I have never been to the San Siro and the atmosphere will be fantastic,” The Herald Scotland quotes the youngster as saying.

”A debut for Celtic against Inter in the San Siro would be extraordinary. Inter are a great team and they have an excellent goalkeeper in Samir Handanovic.

"I watched him play at Udinese before I came to Scotland so maybe I will ask for his jersey after the game. I'm enjoying myself at Celtic and the team is working hard to try and achieve our goals for the season.”

One suspects that Celtic manager Ronny Deila is not going to hand Fasan his debut against Inter, especially at the San Siro, unless, of course, there is an emergency in the goalkeeping department.

But the youngster could well have made his first-team debut for Celtic before then. Given the way the Bhoys are playing in the Scottish Premiership at the moment, the Glasgow outfit could take a substantial lead before long - then Deila could decide to give Fasan a taste of first-team action.

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