Former Inter midfielder open to Serie A return
The Brazilian-born Italian international left the Nerazzurri, where he won the Treble in 2010, for Paris Saint-Germain in January 2012 but he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of coming back to Italy sometime in the future.
“I don’t know if I will return to Serie A, and I haven’t spoken to my agent. I’m quite happy at PSG, but you never know what could happen,” he stated to reporters.
The 31-year-old was recently recalled to the national team for the Azzurri’s World Cup qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria and expressed his satisfaction with his return to international duty, as well as commented on Serie A’s Scudetto contenders and the progress of his teammate Marco Verratti.
“I’m really happy to be back in the squad, and I’m not really thinking about the World Cup next summer. For now, I’m just focusing on our upcoming matches.
“Right now, [I think that] Juventus are the strongest team in Italy, but Napoli has also made some great signings this summer. And [Rafael] Benitez is the right manager for them.
“[As for] Verratti, he really grew a lot last season as a player and definitely can become one of the best players in the world.”
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