Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi has ruled out a return to Italy.

The former Parma and Manchester United forward says Serie A clubs ignore their young talent.

"Italian football is afraid of it's young players," said Rossi. "I had to leave Italy. I couldn't wait any longer."

Rossi also remarked: "There are two great talents in Italy - Sebastian Giovinco and Mario Balotelli. Sooner or later, Juventus and Inter Milan will have to play them."