Friday May 25 2012
Milito: Argentine Inter could fly

Diego Milito thinks that the proposed arrivals of Rodrigo Palacio and Ezequiel Lavezzi would see the return of the real Inter.

While a deal has already been agreed with Genoa for Palacio, Lavezzi is still being linked despite interest from Paris Saint-Germain for the Napoli man.

“We would fly in attack with Palacio and Lavezzi,” striker Milito told the Corriere dello Sport on Friday.

“With the arrival of those two, we would certainly reduce the gap between ourselves and Juventus. We would also be competitive in the Europa League.

“Palacio is a great attacker who can play as a lead striker or as a second striker. He has qualities, he can dribble past opponents and he knows how to score.

“He’d do really well for us and settle quickly. He’s done well in Italy, but he’s also played for Boca Juniors and the Argentine national side.

“He’d adapt to the squad because he knows Italian football and there are already a lot of Argentines here.”

The Beneamata have also been linked with Palermo’s Argentine defender Matias Silvestre. “He’s a hard man,” Milito noted. “It would be better to have him in the team rather than face him as an opponent.”

Milito, 24 goals in 33 League games this term, is also adamant that Inter have made the right choice in confirming Andrea Stramaccioni as boss.

“He’s a great, he really is. He gave great serenity to the squad. Even when we lost we played decent football.

“He can do great things with Inter. I like his offensive football because it gives me the opportunity to score.”

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