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Inter Milan notes and quotes: Jan. 17, 2019

Contract extension push back, new goalkeeper to Inter and much more!

Tottenham Hotspur v FC Internazionale - UEFA Champions League Group B
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur battles for possession with Milan Skriniar of Inter Milan during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Internazionale at Wembley Stadium on November 28, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.
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Milan Skriniar contract offer rebuffed

The initial contract extension offered to Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar appears to have been rejected, according to Inside Futbol.

The Nerazzurri offered a deal worth €3.2 million per season, but Skriniar rejected that offer, hoping for something closer to €4 million.

Other reports suggest the two sides will meet again in the coming weeks to find an agreement.

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Gabriel Brazao of Brazil looks on during the international friendly match between England U18 and Brazil U18 on September 1, 2017 in Shrewsbury, England.
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Brazao looks to join Inter in the summer

Brazilian and Cruzeiro goalkeeper Brazao has reportedly rejected an offer to join Premier League power Arsenal, in favor of a potential deal with Inter. reported Inter is close to reaching a €3 million deal for the goalkeeper and it could be finalized in the coming days.

If and when he joins the Nerazzurri, Brazao will be loaned out to Chievo Verona, as Inter has no remaining roster spots available for non-European Union players.

Inter ultra arrested in connection with Boxing Day issues

Italian police have arrested Nico Ciccarelli in connection with fights that occurred following Inter’s 1-0 win against Napoli on Dec. 26.

The violence and racial slurs led to FIGC to issue a two-match fan ban to Inter where no fans could be admitted to two league matches. In response, Empoli blocked ticket sales to visiting fans prior to the Nerazzurri’s match following the Napoli clash.

According to, four other Inter ultras have been arrested in connection to the fights following the Boxing Day win, including Marco Piovella aka ‘Red’, leader of the ultra Boys group, and Luca Da Ros, who has been helping police with their inquiries.

Police said they plan to arrest another member of Inter’s ultra group besides Ciccarelli – who is the founder of the Vikings ultra group.

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