Armando Izzo responds to reported interest from Arsenal and Manchester United

Armando Izzo of Italy looks on during a Italy training session at Allianz Stadium on June 10, 2019 in Turin, Italy.

Reported Arsenal, Everton and Manchester United target Armando Izzo has responded to interest from the Premier League.

Armando Izzo of Italy in action during an Italy training session at Athens Olympic Stadium on June 7, 2019 in Athens, Greece.

In an interview with Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport, Torino's Armando Izzo has responded to reports that have linked him to Premier League sides Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton.

The Italian only moved to Torino last summer and has since had the best season in his career so far. Izzo missed just one game in the league all season and was one of Torino's standout performers.

His performances have apparently attracted three top clubs in the Premier League in Everton, Manchester United and Arsenal which shows how far he has come since his move from Genoa in last summer's transfer window. 

 

The 27-year-old's brilliant campaign wasn't enough for Torino to make it into one of the Europa League spots as they finished just three points behind Roma, but Izzo has certainly made a name for himself in Italy and a move away at this stage of his career could be an important step. 

The Premier League is an exciting opportunity for any player in world football and Izzo was quizzed about the reported interest from the trio of English clubs days after The Sun stated that his agent was in London to talk to Arsenal.

After stating his happiness with his current club, Izzo admitted he was flattered by the reported attention.

"In the meantime I am happy, everyone likes to be courted," the defender said.

Izzo went on to say that he wants to prove his worth and claimed that he is more determined to succeed than every Italian defender apart from Juventus' skipper, Giorgio Chiellini. 

STADIO OLIMPICO GRANDE TORINO, TURIN, ITALY - 2019

He said: "I have another 4 years contract with Torino, I want to arrive and show my worth: I don't like it to be said simply that I am a good player, I am worth more. "Italian defenders, apart from Chiellini, I don't see others stronger and more determined than I am."

Izzo's confidence is sky high at the moment and it is the perfect time for any of the interested clubs to make a move for him.

However, with four years still left in his current deal, he will surely not come cheap and the likes of Everton and Arsenal would have to fork out more than they would have liked this summer if their interest is genuine. 

Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus competes for the ball with Armando Izzo of Torino FC during the Serie A match between Juventus and Torino FC on May 3, 2019 in Turin, Italy. 

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