NEWS
Wednesday January 21 2015
Inter terminate Osvaldo contract?

Inter are trying to terminate their contract with Daniel Osvaldo after he abandoned training, making him Southampton’s problem.

The striker has been suspended by the club after going AWOL for two days, not attending training sessions or telling anyone his whereabouts.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, there is also a legal reason behind this step, as it will allow Inter to move towards terminating his contract.

Osvaldo arrived on a season-long loan from Southampton, but fell down the pecking order when Roberto Mancini replaced Walter Mazzarri on the bench.

The situation was definitively ruined when Osvaldo attempted to attack teammate Mauro Icardi during a game against Juventus on January 6, held back by Fredy Guarin.

The Argentina-born Italy international has not been part of the squad since then and Inter have been looking to find him another club.

With reports he rejected the likes of Genoa, Cagliari and QPR, Osvaldo staged a disappearing act this week.

 

If Inter can terminate the season-long loan contract, Osvaldo will effectively return to Southampton and his next career step will be ‘their problem,’ note the Gazzetta.

The 29-year-old has an unfortunate history of disciplinary problems, as he punched Roma teammate Erik Lamela in a locker room row and headbutted Jose Fonte during a Southampton training ground brawl.

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