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Official: Marcelo Brozovic signs with Inter Milan

Inter continue to make the right moves during the mercato with the acquisition of 22-year-old Marcelo Brozovic from Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb.

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Inter's impressive run during the January transfer window continues, as the club released an official announcement regarding the signing of Croatian international Marcelo Brozovic on Monday.

The Nerazurri have acquired 22-year-old Marcelo Brozovic from Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb in a deal that contains a 2-year loan with an option to buy if the young midfielder reaches a certain set of criteria. The specifics have yet to be reported, but if I were to speculate I'd say the criteria most likely involve the number of appearances Brozovic will make over the two-year span.

Regarding his move, Brozovic had this to say to Croatian media (h/t ESPN FC):

"I must compete with Gary Medel and Fredy Guarin for a place, sometimes even Mateo Kovacic. There are four of us and three midfield spots, but at Inter there will be room for everyone. I am convinced I will get a lot of playing time."

Brozovic was part of Croatia's World Cup 2014 squad which failed to reach the tournament's knockout stages. He has won only 7 caps for his country so far, but has already netted himself a goal for Vatreni.

After three impressive signings this January, Inter boss Roberto Mancini will likely be under increased pressure to achieve immediate success with the club. These particular moves have come mostly at his urging, so he will be expected to procure a string of positive results with this squad in the very near future.