Date: 10th June 2011 at 9:48am
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Just like last summer, rumours surrounding Manchester United’s interest in Inter Milan’s Wesley Sneijder have been rife.

Talk of him or Tottenham’s Luka Modric being a main target have been in the press constantly but the Dutchman has moved to dispel these rumours by stating his desire to stay in Italy.

Earlier this week, Talksport ran an interview with one of Sneijder’s countrymen, Marcel van der Kraan in which he stated that Sneijder was open to a move to Manchester with United being his preference.

But it appears he has had a change of heart as this morning he spoke to Inter’s official website to assure fans that he intends on remaining at the club,

“There is a family atmosphere at Inter and there are all the ingredients to aim high.

“Milan is marvellous, picturesque and full of elegance. I love it. At the moment I am very happy here and I don’t see why I should leave.”

Whilst he did say ‘at the moment’, you get the picture that his feelings on a move away won’t be changing this summer.


8 responses to “BREAKING: Sneijder closes door on move away from Inter by pledging future”

  1. matt says:

    italy’s capital???

  2. RedScot says:

    Ha Ha….saying nowt!

  3. Cuzzy says:

    He would be a fool to turn down United! However, if he an Modric are unavailable, surely we should look at securing Charlie Adam and Samir Nasri? Both would cost us around 25 million. We would be getting two players for the price of one! To be honest, Adam is very similar to Sneijder and at 25, can be signed on a long term deal. The same with Nasri, if he does leave Arsenal!!

    • Chudi says:

      No, just no!

      Charlie Adam isn’t like Sneijder at all and I’m sure if he read this he would be highly offended.

      Adam’s lack of mobility is actually quite scary considering he is just 25, I put it to you like this how do you think he would do against a top midfield? There is every chance they would pass the ball around him.

      I was at Brazil/Scotland earlier this year where Lucas and Ramires made him look below average, it could be infinitely worse say he had come up against a midfield that was actually good!

  4. james holden says:

    Thank heavens this looks to be finally over. Although I love his play and wanted him, he wouldn’t have fit in the team, he does what rooney has being doing, he’s not the midfielder we need. Modric I think is, but I think its unlikely for him to move, the price will be too much.

  5. jonathan says:

    I agree with James Holden. I totally respect the guy and even feel he could have a positive contribution; but it just didn’t seem to click for some reason. Eventhough I’d rate him higher than Nasri (at the moment), I could more easily picture Nasri on the team than him.

    Modric is probably a better option than both, as he is deeper lying than both, and that’s where our true void is.