Taribo West time in italy , as the high tackling nigerian Defender went on to play for serie A most iconic and arch rivals Inter Milan and Ac milan.
Following his Participation with the nigerian dream team at the Atalanta 1996 olympics game , Taribo West secured a move to Inter Milan from his french club Auxerre in 1997.
West became the first African and only Nigerian to play for both milan based club.
Taribo West time in italy
The snazzy-haired is one of the greatest Africans to have graced Serie A.
A tough-tackling Defender after moving to Inter in 1997, where he spent two happy seasons with (64 Appearances, 2 Goals) and won Uefa Cup before a less fruitful third season .
He was transferred to arch rivals the Rossoneri, Ac Milan in the winter window with (4 Appearances,1Goal).
Although west recently shed some light as to what really transpired behind back doors prior to his move from inter milan to Ac milan.
The nigerian Defender recently claimed that ” the mafia put a stop to his time in Milan, as they could not accept an African playing at the expense of Italian club legends Franco Baresi, Paolo Maldini and Alessandro Costacurta.
So , they cooked a vicious story in the press that I was injured in the desperate bid to send me out of Milan.
“ west also accused the doctors of been bribed to say he was injured, but it was a lie.”
His move to Ac milan didn’t last long before the olympics gold medalist moved to Derby County in England.
His move to derby county ends taribo West time in italy