Legendary former Inter Milan goalkeeper Walter Zenga feels that it will take time to judge between Andre Onana and Yann Sommer.
Zenga spoke about the former and current Nerazzurri goalkeeper on Radio TV Serie A, via FCInterNews.
Early on in the season, there have been some suggestions that Inter are not actually missing Onana.
The Nerazzurri sold their first-choice goalkeeper from last season to Manchester United over a summer. They raked in a huge transfer fee, but lost a player who’d played a crucial role for them summer.
In place of the Cameroonian, they signed Swiss veteran Yann Sommer.
The 34-year-old had certainly established a strong reputation for himself over the better part of a decade at Borussia Monchengladbach.
And then he even won the Bundesliga title with Bayern Munich last campaign.
So far this season, Somme has lived up to the billing. The Swiss has conceded just one goal in Serie A so far, making some important saves along the ways.
And against Real Sociedad in the Champions League he kept the scoreline down, giving Inter the chance to equalize late.
Therefore, it could seem as though Inter have replaced Onana perfectly without missing a beat. But Zenga isn’t so sure quite yet – he wants time to see whether the 34-year-old has really filled Onana’s shoes.
Zenga – Need Time To Judge Between Onana & Sommer
“What Onana did last season was extraordinary,” the legendary former keeper said.
“Sommer’s arrival brought experience to the team,” he continued.
“I’ve ready that they did the right thing to change keepers after last season’s Champions League,” he said.
“But I think that we’ll need time to judge.”
Zenga also said that “I expected this kind of a start to the season.”
“They are the strongest and most complete team in the league,” the former keeper argued.
“And then, sometimes they can get a result even when they don’t play well, like in San Sebastian.”