Javier Zanetti Hopeful Over Inter Swoop for Yaya Toure
Javier Zanetti is hopeful Inter’s rebuilding mission under Roberto Mancini can start using the signing of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
The Ivorian continues to be strongly associated with a escape from City, with Inter and the former manager Mancini considered to be in front from the queue.
Inter have battled this year and may lose out on a location in Europe pick up, but Zanetti has his eye on Toure and Paris Saint Germain midfielder Thiago Motta – who left San Siro this year – to assist lift the club support the Serie A table.
Javier Zanetti has confirmed that Inter have been in advanced foretells sign Man City midfielder Yaya Touré. (Source: Sky Sports)
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“Yaya? We’re at where hopefully that people can finalise an offer, he’d allow us to create a step-up in quality,” Zanetti stated.
“If Thiago [Motta] ended up being to arrive he’d provide us with a great deal and be aware of surroundings.
“He’s experience and quality – he’s among the most powerful midfielders I have ever performed with.
Premier League goals in the last two seasons: Yaya Touré (30) Olivier Giroud (30) Wayne Rooney (29) pic.twitter.com/NvnqRE7muD
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“He’s very intelligent, he is able to operate a game and also at occasions when you’re in danger he is able to go ahead and take ball and manage the problem.
“Getting in players such as these would mark one step in quality.”