Italian Journalist Fabio Ravezzani: “Inter Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic In Decline Last Couple Years, It Was Evident Against Villarreal” | OneFootball

Italian Journalist Fabio Ravezzani: “Inter Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic In Decline Last Couple Years, It Was Evident Against Villarreal”

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Italian journalist Fabio Ravezzani believes that Inter captain Samir Handanovic has shown a drop-off in his level over the past couple of seasons and that this was on display during his performance in a friendly against Villarreal.

Tweeting after the match, Ravezzani argued that the match exposed the degree to which the 37-year-old is not quite the player he once was as he shipped four goals and had an overall shaky display.

Handanovic is now Inter’s longest-serving player following the departure of Andrea Ranocchia, and is the captain as well as a player who is still more than capable of bailing the team out of trouble with eye-catching saves.

However, the Slovenian has come in for some criticism over the past couple of seasons as more errors have crept into his game and consistency has become an issue.

With Handanovic’s long-term replacement having arrived at the club this summer in the form of Andre Onana the spotlight on the captain could be even brighter, and Ravezzani believes that there is reason to think that he is a player in real decline.

He tweeted, “Inter conceding four goals in a friendly is always going to be news (I haven’t seen it, I won’t judge), but they shouldn’t go on trial for it yet.”

He argued that “The only big doubt is Handanovic. If he really was shaky once again, then a problem arises. Whatever he says, his decline over the past two years has been evident.”

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