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Wednesday May 18 2011
Inter: More Pastore than Sanchez...

A successful Inter swoop for Javier Pastore is more likely than one for Alexis Sanchez, President Massimo Moratti has suggested.

In an interview with Italian TV show Le Iene, he was asked to provide a mark out of 10 to signify the chances of signing certain players this summer.

"Sanchez? I'd say four out of 10," Moratti noted of the Udinese player who has been linked with the Nerazzurri. "I don't think we can get him, he's too expensive.

"Palermo's Javier Pastore? Five. Napoli's Edinson Cavani? One. Barcelona's Lionel Messi? Eight…That would be nice but I'd have to say zero.

"Zlatan Ibrahimovic? I'd like to say 10, but it is a zero because Milan won't sell him."

Moratti, who added that Diego Milito would definitely stay at Inter over the summer, was then asked for his opinion on his past Coaches.

"Rafael Benitez did upset me towards the end," the oil baron said of the man he replaced on Christmas Eve with Leonardo.

"He is a Coach who constructs, but there was nothing to build here.

"He wasn't the ideal successor to Jose Mourinho, a tactician who deserves to return here because he was the best from the last 15 years.

"Leonardo? It's all going very well with him. All Coaches need a period to win and I think he'll be able to take advantage."

Moratti also stated that he doubts that Mario Balotelli would ever be back at Inter, but failed to rule out a second stint for former boss Roberto Mancini.

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