The Japan international has been impressed in recent games.
"No one runs like me? It's because I train a lot!" Nagatomo told Inter Channel. "Even after training I stay out on the pitch to go through a few things.
"Mazzarri? With him I have developed a lot. I have already scored five goals and got four assists and much of the credit goes to him.
"Zaccheroni? He hasn't learned Japanese, but he has learned to love my country!
"Our team has grown a lot since he arrived."
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