Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has urged his Slovakian teammate Milan Skriniar to stay put at Internazionale amid rumours linking him to Liverpool. The central defender has been considered as a candidate to join the Reds in the January window as cover for the injured Virgil van Dijk. Skrtel, a former Liverpool star and fan favourite, says Skriniar should stay in Italy.
“There are moments in life of every player where things go really well, but there are also moments where things don’t go as planned,” the central defender, who currently plays for Istanbul Basaksehir, told Sport Aktuality. “When this happens it is important for a player to react. Skriniar is going through something similar to this at Inter.”
“In recent games he has lost his role as a starter and there is more and more talk about the fact that he could leave the club. (But) he is still young and he should remain strong and fight for his recovery. Although there is the interest of English and Spanish clubs, the best solution for him would be to stay at Inter, where he has built a great name for himself.”