(ANSA) – BOLOGNA, AUGUST 24 – It was the most expensive acquisition in the history of Sassuolo which began his tenth consecutive season in Serie A. Andrea Pinamonti, already employed on two occasions in the league, one of which as a starter with the Lecce, was officially presented today by the neroverde club and the ad Giovanni Carnevali. Loan with redemption obligation of 20 million. This is the figure that Sassuolo has defined to snatch Inter’s yes. A five-year contract for the striker who has no particular regrets for leaving Inter with whom he made his debut in Serie A in the 2016-17 season.
“I will always be grateful to those who have made me grow since I was 14 – he said – I have not had great opportunities to show Inter what I can be worth, but I have nothing to complain about, no grudges. arrived in Sassuolo, a club that values young people and that could represent a springboard to land one day in a big one “. Twenty-three years old, fresh from an excellent season at Empoli where he scored 13 goals in 36 games, Pinamonti was chosen by Sassuolo to replace Scamacca who was sold to West Ham.
“Sassuolo has been looking for me for a long time and this makes me proud.
I hope to have a great year and to improve on last season. Sassuolo has always shown that they believe in young people. I confronted the coach Dionisi who explained his way of playing to me. One or two strikers makes no difference to me, in recent years he has tried more things and so I think I can adapt to any tactical situation. I have always paid little attention to the figures that concern me – he added – they are aspects that more than anything else give further motivation and empower, but they do not weigh on me. The national team is a goal of all footballers, but it will depend above all on me. I want to do well, improve myself to conquer the blue “. (ANSA).