Saturday August 1 2015
'Mancini knows Melo, Telles'

Cesare Prandelli believes Galatasaray's Felipe Melo will be a strong addition to Inter's roster, while Alex Telles is a fine option too.

On from his long commentary on Manchester City's Stevan Jovetic, the former Azzurri Coach told Il Corriere dello Sport about two more potential Inter targets.

“Inter have some good directors who know how to move,” he said. “And Mancini knows Melo as well as I do, because he coached him too.

“I remember him as a midfielder who is willing to give a lot to his team in terms of personality.

“Felipe is a leader, someone who never pulls back on the pitch.

“Even in the more difficult moments he is there and he always does something important for his teammates.

“I had him in Florence and when we crossed paths in Istanbul he was even more mature.”

Finally, Prandelli was asked for an opinion on Galatasaray defender Alex Telles, who is also on Inter's shopping list.

“He's strong, he's a reliable left-back with a solid left foot.

“But Mancini knows him better than I do, because he was the one who signed him for Galatasaray, even though he never coached him there.”

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