Pancev is considered one of the greatest players in Macedonian football after a career playing for teams such as Vardar, Red Star, Inter Milan, VfB Leipzig, Fortuna Dusseldorf and FC Sion.
As a European Cup champion, UEFA Cup champion and Golden Ball runner-up, as well as winner of the European Golden Shoe in 1991, he was at least highly regarded, but his football career was not yet complete. ever brought him to England.
Pancev joined Inter Milan in a €12 million contract in 1992 and won the UEFA Cup with them but didn’t really impress in Serie A, lasting just three years before leaving in 1995.
Before moving to Italy, Pancev was highly sought after thanks to his scoring record for Red Star. The former player said: “At that time I was very sought after and received many offers, but unfortunately I chose the wrong club. Inter at that time had an average team, under the shadow of AC Milan. I There were also big differences of opinion with the coach at the time.”
“However, in the winter I received an offer from Sir Alex Ferguson, who wanted to take me to Manchester United. But I did not follow that call because I wanted to prove to the Italians that I could come won Serie A. Looking back, I have to admit that was stupid!“
Thanh Vu | 04:44 October 26, 2023