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Friday July 6 2012
Julio Cesar-Inter: It’s over

Julio Cesar is set to leave Serie A after he was not included in the squad for Inter’s pre-season training camp.

The Brazilian no longer features in the plans of the club and the outfit will soon officially complete the signing of Udinese ‘keeper Samir Handanovic.

Cesar has this week insisted that he wants to see out the two years of his contract at San Siro, but that now seems unlikely.

“We will go into the training camp with other goalkeepers,” Inter director general Marco Fassone stated.

“We understand Julio Cesar’s point of view, but in looking at the squad list you can see that we have made a very clear decision.

“We know how to look after these situations.”

Cesar could now be sold or, alternatively, have his contract rescinded. If the latter occurs, Inter may insert a clause which would stop him joining city rivals Milan.

The South American was netted by Inter in January 2005 from Flamengo. After an initial six-month loan spell at Chievo, he returned to the Meazza and eventually replaced Francesco Toldo as the No 1.

The almost 33-year-old could now move to England or possibly back to his homeland in Brazil. 

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