Inter: Moratti buys Palacio for Ranieri! Gasperini like Benitez...

25 October at 12:03

Claudio Ranieri has given a clear message to his president:  On the left we lack the drive that Eto'o gave us". In other words, reinforcements are needed on the wing. A purchase in January that it can meet the demands of the Roman coach is needed.

At the moment, there seem to be four players on which the leadership is focusing: Bastos, Armero, Vargas and Palacio.

With Bastos of the matter is clear: the Brazilian has recently renewed with the Lyon and the French club does not want to sell.  Armero is expensive and they would like to keep him until at least June. Vargas: the simplest solution, and the player has broken with Mihajlovic, but the two clubs do not get on well. The Peruvian would be ideal for Ranieri, but not entirely convincing.

And then there's Palacio: the player more affordable. First, he can play in the Champions League. Second, he can also be used from external attack. Third: he costs 10 million, but with some as young player in the deal the price drops. The paradox is that he also was wanted by Gasperini, but Moratti did not buy him. Now he could arrive at the court of Ranieri. A dejavu for Inter: you go back a year when Benitez asked four acquisitions to be competitive. They did not arrive, the Spanish coach was sacked. Leonardo then landed on the bench and Pazzini, Nagatomo, Kharja and Ranocchia arrived. Twists and turns of history.

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