British veteran defender, Ashley Young only joined Inter Milan in the winter transfer window yesterday, but has already tasted victory in his first derby match against AC Milan. So, how do the ex-Manchester United feel?
As is known, Ashley Young joined Antonio Conte’s troops in early January. He was immediately the mainstay in the Nerazzurri back line. He also played since the first minute of the Della Madonnina derby match against AC Milan.
In the match, Young helped Inter Milan win with a final score of 4-2. Of course this is the first derby that impressed the England national team players. Not surprisingly, the concerned looked so happy.
“I think this feels so amazing,” the winger told talkSPORT.
In that match, Inter Milan initially left behind two goals in the first round, then managed to score four goals in return at the same time winning the match in the second round.
“You can see how we celebrate our victory today. We show our strength and character today. Left behind 2-0 in the Derby party but we were able to make a comeback and win an extraordinary character. This is an experience that is hard to forget.
Furthermore, Young himself claimed not to regret leaving Manchester United last winter. According to him, joining Inter Milan was the right decision, so there was nothing to be sorry about.
“I don’t feel the slightest bit odd about this move. I want new challenges for my career, and I get those challenges. I enjoy every minute of my life here. And as I said, today was an extraordinary match and I’m happy to get three points.”
Meanwhile, the victory at Derby yesterday was important for Inter Milan. The reason, Antonio Conte’s troops won three points and sauntered to the top of the standings.
Yes, they succeeded in displacing Juventus who in the 23rd Giornata swallowed a shock defeat at the Hellas headquarters in Verona. Now, the Nerazzurri are top with a three-point advantage over Juventus.