Friday December 14 2012
Juan Jesus believes in title

Inter stopper Juan Jesus is adamant that his side have a serious chance of winning the Scudetto this season.

Despite some big summer changes at the club and the on-going Wesley Sneijder contract row, the outfit are second in the League and just four points adrift of Juventus.

“We always believe in the Scudetto and I want to do everything to get it,” he told Sport Mediaset. “Inter are a great team and should do everything possible to win it.”

The Brazilian made just one League appearance last season following his January arrival, but he’s now a regular fixture in the starting XI.

“I’m happy because nobody knew me in Italy, but now something has changed,” he continued. “I hope to have five or six good years to show my worth. I want to be a part of Inter for a long time.

“The most beautiful thing I’ve experienced with the Nerazzurri so far was the victory at the Juventus Stadium.

“I never thought I’d become a starter. I wanted to do my job and I thank boss Andrea Stramaccioni for the trust he placed in me.”

The centre-back also has international ambitions. “My first thought is Inter and if I play well here then everything else could follow…”

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