Inter goalkeeper Julio Cesar admits “Roma were interested in me, but I want my name off the transfer market pages.”
There were some timid reports of Giallorossi interest in the shot-stopper and it seems there was truth in them.
“It's true that Roma were interested in me. They sent out some feelers, but I decided to stay at Inter until my contract expires in 2014,” he told the Gazzetta dello Sport.
“I want my name off the transfer market pages. No links with Roma, no Manchester United, nothing. There is no story.”
Julio Cesar was thought to be available so Inter could bring in Emiliano Viviano, who they co-own with Bologna, as the new Number One.
“Viviano? The only other goalkeeper I'll talk about is Luca Castellazzi, as Inter have a great understudy in him. There's no problem.
“I have no intention of leaving the Nerazzurri, because in August I want to beat Milan in the Italian Super Cup and then take back the Scudetto.
“Before 2014, I want to lift the Champions League again. The truth is I have the enthusiasm of a child and am determined to start for Brazil in the World Cup we host in 2014. To achieve that, I need to keep winning for Inter, so I'm hunting for another Treble.”
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