Wednesday March 28 2012
Inter in control of Viviano

Palermo goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano admits that he is not in control of his future. “Inter will decide.”

The custodian is co-owned by both outfits, but the Nerazzurri have the option to take him back to San Siro at the end of the season.

“My future doesn’t just depend on me because Inter will have to make a decision on whether to recall me in June,” he told the Corriere dello Sport.

“All I can do is to help form their judgement by playing well for Palermo.”

Viviano moved to Inter last summer when the club won a blind auction with Bologna for his signature. However, he then ruptured knee ligaments which saw him sidelined for six months before joining the Rosanero in January.

“Life is great here, on and off the pitch,” he continued. “It’s hard to believe, but there is little pressure –  even less than at Bologna.

“I’m really happy in Palermo and this is an important step in my career.”

Having been given first team football at the Stadio Barbera, Viviano is now targeting a return to the international set-up.

“I’m proud that Cesare Prandelli instantly called me back [for the friendly against USA in February],” said the former Under-21 custodian.

“I know that I have Gigi Buffon ahead of me, who is a phenomenon, but I have no fear. My dream is to become a pillar for the national side, to be a stable member of the squad as I was before injury.”