Photo: Matteo Darmian’s girlfriend all smiles with award-winning Man United star
Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian shows off his award after being named Italy's best right-back
Matteo Darmian was all smiles with his girlfriend after the Manchester United defender was named Italy’s best right-back at Gala del Calcio on Monday night.
The 26-year-old is currently sidelined with a hamstring problem which the summer signing picked up during a 3-2 defeat by Wolfsburg in the Champions League last Tuesday night.
Darmian has endured a mixed start to his United career, falling out-of-favour for a spell under Louis van Gaal after initially impressing in the opening weeks of the season.
And the former Torino defender was all smiles with his award in a selfie which his girlfriend Francina posted on her Instagram page.
She wrote: “Happy with the best ⚽️ #galàdelcalcio @matteodarmian36”
Darmian has made 13 Premier League appearances for the Red Devils following his £12.5m move from Serie A side Torino in the summer transfer window.
The Red Devils are in fourth place and six points behind surprise leaders Leicester City ahead of the visit of Norwich City at Old Trafford.