Sunday August 14 2011
Ibra: 'I wouldn't accept Eto'o move'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic reiterated his commitment to Milan, suggested they need another couple of players and hopes Inter sell Samuel Eto'o.

“I am very happy at Milan. Last year Robinho and I arrived in the final days of the transfer market, so we didn't have time to train with our new teammates. This time we're in our best shape and are inferior to nobody,” said the striker.

“My arrival from Barcelona was important, as I had to prove I was still alive. There was so much stress and pressure to win, while I also had something to prove to my former club, Inter.

“The Coach, Massimiliano Allegri, had also just arrived, so it was a new experience for all of us. The situation has changed radically this summer.”

He is currently in his home country of Sweden for the Rossoneri's friendly match against Malmo, where he again starts alongside Antonio Cassano.

“Antonio is a great player and a wonderful teammate I really get along with. We talk a lot and I really hope he will stay with us. However, if someone isn't happy, then there's nothing to be done. We'll see what happens.”

Despite his faith in the squad, Ibrahimovic admitted the Rossoneri could do with some new signings.

“In my view we could do with a couple more players. The transfer market isn't closed yet and anything is still possible, but even as we are now, Milan have nothing to fear.”

Rivals Inter could be transforming their squad next week, as Eto'o is considering a €40m transfer to Russian club Anzhi.

“I cannot judge, as anyone would be tempted when faced with so much money,” said Ibra of the rumoured €20m per season contract.

“If Inter lose Eto'o, then it's natural they'd also lose a lot of quality. He is one of the best in the world.

“Would I accept an offer from Russia? I am happy at Milan, so I'd say no. Just to be on the safe side, here's hoping I never receive such a proposal!”

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