Inter did show an interest in signing Roma midfielder Marquinho before the summer transfer window closed.
“There was nothing concrete with Inter, but we did talk,” Marcio Rivellino told Tutto Internazionale. “You’ll have to ask Inter director Marco Branca…
“He did try to sign Marquinho, but not directly through me. He used other people who work with Inter for Brazilian players.
“Was he close to a move in the last few days? That’s the impression I got from reading the newspapers,” smiled the representative.
The South American remained in Rome and has appeared in three League games so far this season for the Giallorossi.