Cool Head In Midfield & A Perfect Assist To Silence His Former Team – Italian Media Praise Hakan Calhanogu’s Display In Inter Milan Vs AC Milan
Inter midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu has been given significant praise for his performance in yesterday evening’s 1-0 derby win against his former side AC Milan.
The 28-year-old was given a score of 7/10 in the player ratings for the matched published in today’s print edition of Rome-based newspaper Corriere dello Sport, via FCInterNews, who highlight the composure shown throughout and the quality of his assist to Lautaro Martinez.
Calhanoglu will have surely been playing with the taunts from some of his old Rossoneri teammates in his head as he took to the pitch yesterday evening.
Still, the Turkish international did not look hotheaded, and instead produced the perfect response to any ill feeling about his free transfer across the derby divide in the summer of 2021 by pulling the strings throughout.
As if this were not enough, Calhanoglu’s excellent corner was vital in setting up Lautaro Martinez to score the match’s only goal, ensuring that the 28-year-old got one over on his old team.