Sampdoria defender Shkodran Mustafi says moving to Italy has improved his game.
Mustafi moved to Serie A after coming through Everton's academy.
â€śSomeone had to Google my name to find me when I arrived at Samp,â€ť he told Il Secolo XIX. â€śBut I think Iâ€™ve played well enough to make sure that doesnâ€™t happen anymore!
â€śIn England I grew up a lot in terms of athleticism, but at Samp I have become the compete defender.
â€śThere is no better League than the Italian one if you want to improve in my role.
â€śI didnâ€™t think I would get any playing time at the World Cup â€“ so this tournament has exceeded all my expectations.â€ť
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