Newcastle United-owned Davide Santon: I am happy at Inter Milan

Newcastle United defender Davide Santon says that he is happy to be back “home” at Inter Milan.

Newcastle United-owned defender Davide Santon has been quoted by Football Italia as saying that he feels at home at Inter Milan.

Santon joined Italian giants Inter from Newcastle in the January transfer window on loan until the end of the season.

“After four years at Newcastle, it’s an honour to be back at Inter,” Football Italia quotes the 24-year-old as saying at a youth workshop today.

“I’m glad to be here and I hope I can stay for a long time. I’ve hard hard times, but football is about those things too.

“My experience in the Premier League helped me to grow, football is lived in a different way over there. Now I’m happy to be back home.”

Santon joined Premier League outfit Newcastle from Inter in the summer of 2011 and was expected to be a huge hit for the Magpies.

However, the Italy international full-back failed to live up to expectations, although injuries played their part in hampering his development.

Rated as a promising young player when he progressing through the ranks at Inter, it seems that Santon is delighted to have returned to the Milan-based outfit.

The 24-year-old has made seven appearances in Serie A for the Nerazzurri, creating seven chances and having a pass accuracy of 89% in the process.

Given Santon’s recent comments, it is clear that he has no plan to return to Newcastle and is happy to remain at Inter beyond the end of the season.

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