INTER NEWS

Mauricio Isla has revealed that he almost joined Inter over the summer, but was persuaded by Antonio Conte and Arturo Vidal to sign for Juventus.
Giuseppe Rossi has agreed a pre-contract deal with Inter and could move as soon as January, according to reports in Italy.
Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni reveals how he felt when his playing career was cut short, the road to the Nerazzurri bench and why Javier Zanetti is “not human.”
Having baulked at Edinson Cavani’s price-tag, it’s now reported Arsenal want a January swoop for Inter’s Ricky Alvarez and Milan’s Philippe Mexes.
Wesley Sneijder and Philippe Coutinho returned to training with the rest of the squad on Wednesday as they edge closer to a full recovery.
Wesley Sneijder will not be leaving Inter for Anzhi Makhachkala in January, the player’s agent has underlined.
Marco Materazzi was surprisingly nice about Zinedine Zidane, but blasted Rafa Benitez. “He thought he knew everything, but was afraid of his own shadow.”
More injury news for Inter, as midfielder Fredy Guarin has been diagnosed with a thigh strain and is out for two to three weeks.
Inter playmaker Wesley Sneijder could make a January move to Anzhi Makhachkala, according to reports in the Russian Press.
Mario Balotelli is again being linked with both Milan clubs, but his agent insists the striker will stay at Manchester City.
Palermo have rejected transfer speculation suggesting that they could recall Matias Silvestre from Inter in January.
Inter technical director Marco Branca has thanked Juventus for ‘allowing’ them to sign Antonio Cassano.
Atalanta boss Stefano Colantuono believes Inter are to be considered Scudetto contenders, even after his side beat them 3-2 at the weekend.
Javier Zanetti says that no decision has been made on whether this will be his last season as a player with Inter.
Atalanta’s German Denis is refusing to comment on claims that he could be set for a January move to Inter – the club he scored twice against on Sunday.
Javier Zanetti has accepted defeat at Atalanta – although he has argued that Inter perhaps deserved more.
Atalanta have soared into sixth place despite a points penalty and earned a reputation as giant-killers, but Stefano Colantuono keeps his eye on safety.
Andrea Stramaccioni feels Inter did not deserve defeat against Atalanta, but is not distraught. “It was unthinkable that we could win every game.”
Inter’s run ends at 10 wins on the trot, as they were surprisingly beaten 3-2 in Bergamo with German Denis bagging a brace.
Inter revamp once again for tonight’s trip to Atalanta, as it’s a 3-4-3 system with Rodrigo Palacio, Diego Milito and Antonio Cassano.