“I have decided to stop, at least in Italy,” the Czech veteran told the Gazzetta dello Sport.
“I thank the people and the clubs who expressed an interest, showed faith in me and were ready to offer another year on the playing field.
“I don’t feel I should wear another jersey different from the one I fought so many battles with over the years.
“For the moment unfortunately I must also decline Juventus’ invite to take on a role as a director or in their coaching staff.”
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“I prefer to play near the box and to exchange passes with the strikers and shoot on goal, but I can adapt.
“I have been to Milan twice and Inter treated me very well. I liked it there and I have great memories of the city.”
Inter teenage sensation Philippe Coutinho, who is currently on-loan at Vasco Da Gama, cannot wait until next summer when he will be eligible to play for the Nerazzurri.
Continued success with the research program of the best young talents in Europe by the technical staff of the Nerazzurri youth organization led by sports director Piero Ausilio.
It was called today the purchase outright from ‘FC Farul Constanta Denis Alibec, left-handed attacker, class 1991, which already boasts numerous appearances nell’Under 19 and 21 in Romania.
The player will be part of the second team that the Nerazzurri will be guided by the next season, by Fulvio Pea.
Alibec signed with yet another four years (deadline 30 June 2013).
“There are many structures which you have to go through in order for a transfer to take place”
“Inter would naturally fit a player and they wanted him, but this is a lot of money. Ultimately, both parties could not agree.”
“Marko is obviously disappointed. Will Inter try again in the winter transfer window? I do not know. I have not heard anything from Inter. We have to see what will happen,” concluded the agent.
FC Internazionale and Marco Materazzi to communicate with mutual satisfaction, was filed this morning in the offices of the National Professional League, the agreement for the extension of the contract which will bind the player to the company until 30 June 2012.
Materazzi, Inter since 2001, has already collected a total of 245 appearances in official competitions, producing 20 goals, winning 4 championships, 3 editions of Supercoppa Tim and 2 of Tim Cup and bringing the colors of the Nerazzurri on the roof of the world football with Italy in Berlin in summer 2006.