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Monday May 30 2011
Thiago Motta staying at Inter

Thiago Motta, who has withdrawn from the Italy squad, will not be leaving Internazionale over the summer.

"He has two years still to run on his contract and, as far as we are concerned, he is not leaving," agent Dario Canovi told TMW. "His desire is to stay.

"Inter have yet to tell us of their intentions with regard to whether or not they want to renew his contract.

"He is happy at Inter and is ready to remain even until his present agreement runs out. The club just have to tell us what they want."

Motta joined Inter in the summer of 2009 when he and Diego Milito moved from Genoa for an undisclosed fee.

The Brazilian has since broken into the Italian international set-up and is firmly in the plans of Azzurri boss Cesare Prandelli.

The 28-year-old will not be available for Friday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Estonia though.

The midfielder picked up a thigh problem in last night's Coppa Italia Final which has ruled him out of contention.

Prandelli, whose side also face the Republic of Ireland in a friendly next week, will not call up anyone in his place for now.

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