Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has expressed his wish to have Napoli 26 year old midfielder Marek Hamsik, but it seems difficult that the Slovakia international. In any case, the azzurri keep on working to reinforce their midfield, and the main target for such position remains Barcelona 29 year old Javier Mascherano: the Argentina international wants to join Napoli and his agent will meet the Catalan club’s to talk about the azzurri’s offer; according to Il Roma, the Italians have offered a 4,5 million euros per year contract to the player, but it will be difficult to convince the blaugrana, even if 27 year old wingback Juan Camilo Zuniga could be part of the negotiation. Still regarding the midfield, Napoli are also tracking some young talents, like, according to Sky, Sporting CP 17 year old Guilherme Celestino. Regarding the possible departures, Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has told Radio Catalunya that Pepe Reina, actually on loan at the azzurri, would be the idea substitute for Victor Valdes.
Also Inter Milan are observing a South-American youngster, River Plate 20 year old defender Eder Alvarez Balanta, but, as reported by Sport, to obtain the Colombia international they will have to compete with Juventus. The nerazzurri will also have to deal with the situation of their goalkeeper Samir Handanovic, but, according to FcInternews, the Slovenia international is happy in Milan and there is no hurry about his new contract.