The situation of 34 year old center back Lucio has finally been solved. Inter Milan have in fact announced to have terminated the contract of the Brazilian defender. The former Bayern player has received no reimboursement, but is now free to negotiate with other clubs. Still regarding the defense, the nerazzurri are still keen on Lille right back Mathieu Debuchy, who, as admitted to RMC by the French club's coach Rudy Garcia, is intentioned to leave. To obtain the France national, Inter, as reminded by the Corriere dello Sport, will have anyway to compete with other clubs interested and to sell first 30 year old Maicon. Still regarding the defense, the nerazzurri are interested, as reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport, in Eintracht Frankfurt 22 year old Sebastian Jung, while, regarding the possible departures, the same media reports of an interest by Atletico de Madrid for 27 year old forward Giampaolo Pazzini.
As admitted this morning to calciomercato.com by his agent, Werder Bremen center back Sokratis Papastathopoulos is admired by Juventus: another valid option for the Serie A champs'defense is, according to Tuttosport, Zenit St. Petersburg 30 year old Bruno Alves, while, on the contrary, Borussia Dortmund 23 year old Mats Hummels has declared to calciomercato.it that he is not interested in changing club. The big surprise could be then Lucio indeed, while for the left wing, Juve, according to the Corriere dello Sport, are in competition with Manchester City and AC Milan for Atalanta 28 year old Federico Peluso.