Inter call of Vucinic switch

Inter Milan's Erick Thohir has explained his reasons for calling off the swap deal between Mirko Vucinic and Fredy Guarin.

Last Updated: 22/01/14 at 10:02 Post Comment

Inter's move for Vucinic has been abandoned

Inter's move for Vucinic has been abandoned

World Cup Promotions

Daily World Cup Promotions, sign up for a free £50 matched bet

Inter Milan president Erick Thohir has explained his reasons for calling off the swap deal between Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic and Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin.

Guarin had reportedly agreed terms with Juve on Tuesday while Vucinic had passed a medical with Inter in what looked to be a done deal.

However, a section of Inter fans were opposed to the move and demonstrated outside the club's headquarters on Tuesday before Thohir ended all negotiations.

Thohir said on the club's official website, www.inter.it: "After speaking to my closest aides and exchanging views with Massimo Moratti and his son Angelomario this morning, I decided not to continue negotiations with Juventus.

"I felt it was not possible to reach an agreement on a deal in which the opinions of the two parties differed and which did not offer a clear financial or technical benefit to the club.

"As was said in the recent club statement, I have already asked our sporting directors to evaluate other transfer opportunities that will enable us to strengthen the team in line with the financial parameters imposed by Financial Fair Play.

"Again, I believe we must all remain united, the fans, the club and the team so that we can get back to the standing we all want for this club and that Inter deserves."

Inter have struggled in front of goal in 2014 and are looking to strengthen their attacking line in the winter transfer market.


New Sky Bet customers: Free matched bet up to £30


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

ot damn, does Arsene Know!

fackson
Arsenal confirm Sanchez signing

O

k, let me start it...Arsenal signed Alexis f***ing Sanchez! Is this Arsene's new transfer policy? Me likey.

poolshortsdown
Arsenal confirm Sanchez signing

A

stark contrast to Neymar's treatment at Barca his first year. He was brushed off to the flank and told to stay there. I thought it was a bit harsh from Martino to margianalize Neymar like that, but good grief, it's better than woshipping him like his national team does.

timbo
Brazil Team Over-Subscribed To Idea Of Neymar As Deity

Footer 365

Premier League: Manchester United preparations going well under Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs is adamant new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is 'not scared about the challenge'.

Transfer news: Arsenal sign Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona for a fee believed to be £35million.

World Cup: Louis van Gaal blasts third-place play-off

Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal insists a World Cup third-place play-off "has got nothing to do whatsoever with sport."

Mail Box

Mails: It's Not Entertainment, It's Sport...

When did we start getting the idea that football was an entertainment business? It's about winning and winning alone. We also have some defences of Louis van Gaal...

Do England Need Scholes, Lineker Etc?

They've all got ideas about where things are going wrong, so why don't they step up and help? Plus, we have lots of fall-out from the dullness of Holland v Argentina...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property