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Inter Milan defender Bastoni: Gasperini so important for me

Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni admits Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini was a key figure in his career.

Gasperini first gave Bastoni his senior chance with the Nerazzurri.

He said, "Gasperini was fundamental, he focused on me immediately and I consider him fundamental in my path.

"Then (Antonio) Conte confirmed me, I owe him a lot on a technical and mentality level."

Bastoni added: "One of my idols is Steph Curry, my dream is to see him play. He has changed the rules of the game on a defensive level in basketball and I would like to do the same in football. I don't just like to defend but I also like to attack and create, go to the offensive phase."

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