Macheda burst onto the pitch when he came on from the bench to score the winning goal in injury time against Aston Villa on his Red Devils debut in 2009. The Italian striker had to leave Old Trafford in 2014 after several times. loan failed.
“I had loan offers from Sunderland and Everton for six months,” Macheda told FIVE. “I also have a dream to play in Serie A as an Italian guy.
I think I will go to Sampdoria for six months, challenge in a new league and then go back to Manchester. Sir Alex doesn’t want me to go there, at any cost. I remember before a game, I went into his room at the Lowry Hotel and begged him to let me go there.
That was the biggest mistake I made in my career. He knows that the pressure is huge, they don’t take care of me like they do in the UK. I am a child, 19 years old. He knew it was another world. Go there and don’t play well, they’ll swallow me up, because I’m from Man United.”
Minh Tuan | 11:11 April 29, 2023