Scamacca explains PSV exit

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New Sassuolo signing Gianluca Scamacca says he didn't have to think twice when the opportunity arised to return to Italy, after completing a move from PSV Eindhoven.

The teenage forward completed a 600,000 euro move to the Serie A side after two seasons at the Eredivisie Champions where he spent most of his time in the club's development ranks.

Nonetheless, the former Roma trainee admits his decision to return to his native country is down to the faith his new club places in youngsters.

"I went to PSV because I felt that I had some aspects of my game that really needed improving," the 18-year-old said at his unveiling.

"Football is very different in Holland. There are no real tactics, it's more technical and attacking, with no pressure. Even the training sessions are different, as they are all working with the ball.

"Besides, in my time there, I matured as a man. I left speaking only Italian and now I know three languages," the towering striker added.

"As soon as the call from Sassuolo arrived, I didn't think twice before saying yes. I like this club because it focuses on good football and homegrown talent."