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Damiao hints at Chelsea move

Internacional striker Leandro Damiao has revealed that he wants to play in the Premier League in the future.

Last Updated: 23/11/12 at 09:28 Post Comment

Leandro Damiao: Eyeing Premier League move in the future

Leandro Damiao: Eyeing Premier League move in the future

Damiao says that his long-term target is to play in England, but insists that he is happy at Inter for the time being.

"I have a contract until 2015 with Internacional and for the moment, despite all the rumours, I am staying where I am and that is in Porte Alegre with Internacional," the Brazilian told the Elastico.

"The Premier League holds great attraction, of course. I was in England for quite some time during the Olympics and it is a great country with good people.

"But for the moment I am staying put."

Damiao further hinted that he would be interested in moving to Chelsea to reunite with his former Inter team-mate Oscar.

"Oscar is a fantastic player, an absolute craque at Chelsea," he said.

"I had an excellent relationship with him on the field at Internacional and it is true that I would like to be reunited with Oscar. We still play together when fielded for Brazil.

"But, I have a contract to honour at Internacional. Regardless of the fact that Internacional will not play the Copa Libertadores next year, I maintain my focus here at Internacional.

"It is not an incentive to leave. When a European club will come to the fore, we will see."


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