Rafinha has arrived for his Inter medical, amidst reports that he could be thrown into their squad as early as this weekend.
Alisson Becker performed a series of stunning saves, but felt it was all for nothing as Roma were held 1-1 by Inter. “I think it’s a psychological issue.”
Luciano Spalletti stood up for Inter players, particularly Davide Santon, after a 1-1 draw with Roma left them in fourth place.
Eusebio Di Francesco blamed injuries and poor fitness levels for Roma’s 1-1 draw with Inter and shrugged off Edin Dzeko questions.
Matias Vecino insists Inter “are on the right track” after their 1-1 draw with Roma, but are without a victory in six Serie A rounds.
Matias Vecino eventually broke through the Alisson Becker blockade to cancel out Stephan El Shaarawy’s opener as Inter and Roma drew 1-1.
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Inter director Piero Ausilio described their swoops for Lisandro Lopez and Rafinha. “They were opportunities and we were ready to take them.”
Roma director of sport Monchi again refused to confirm or deny Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri to Chelsea. “Whatever happens is what’s best for the club.”
Alessandro Florenzi assured Roma and Inter will provide “a real spectacle and a battle” for the top four tonight.
Milan Skriniar insists he already knows Roma striker Edin Dzeko’s “strengths and weaknesses” ahead of tonight’s showdown.
Inter and Roma go head-to-head for third place, but it could also be Edin Dzeko’s final match in a Giallorossi jersey before his Chelsea move.
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has arrived in Milan ahead of his transfer to Inter and will be in the stands for tonight’s game against Roma.
Lazio director Igli Tare confirmed Stefan de Vrij is ready to sign a new contract, but the release clause “would be valid within and outside Italy.”
Gabigol’s expected loan from Inter to Santos could pave the way for Daniel Sturridge to move to the San Siro.
It is reported that Joao Mario has rejected all loan moves put forward to him by Inter.
Roma could move Radja Nainggolan and Alessandro Florenzi into different roles against Inter if Daniele De Rossi doesn’t recover.
Daniel Sturridge is increasingly on Roma’s radar if Edin Dzeko moves to Chelsea, as Inter are not too convinced by the Liverpool striker.
Rafinha will have his Inter medical on Monday ahead of the loan with €35m option to buy from Barcelona. “Inter is the only option he wanted.”
Real Madrid have already told Inter to forget signing Mateo Kovacic on loan this month, claim reports in Spain.