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Arsenal target Mauro Icardi has stated he is happy at Inter Milan, putting an end to speculations linking him with a move to the Emirates.
Arsenal are believed to be keen on the striker but the 23-year-old has now revealed he is very happy at Inter.
“I’m here, and I’m happy here, I say that all the time,” Icardi told Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport (via the Express) .
“I have a contract with Inter until 2019 and they’re my team. For everything else, it’s the club that has to speak.
“I’m working to improve my game, to play well and to provide options for the coach.
“My entire family’s objective is to stay in Milan. I never concealed the fact that I’m happy in this city, as are Wanda and the children.
“Milan is our home, and that’s why she’s in talks with the club. We’re trying to find a solution.
“For now, Wanda deserves an A+ as an agent. She’s working very well.”
Icardi also refused to be drawn on reports claiming his agent was in London on Wednesday to discuss with Arsenal over a possible move to the Emirates.
“I’m not interested in rumours and I don’t give much weight to what is said or written in the media. What I want is known by everyone. I’m happy here, and this is where I want to stay,” he added.
“When I chose Inter I wanted to affirm myself in these colours and that objective hasn’t changed. We reached the Europa League in the first season, missed it in the second, made it in the third. Now we’re ready to come back to Europe as protagonists.
“Me, wearing other colours? I’ll tell you the truth, I’m an Interista. Very much an Interista. This is the team I’m a fan of and these are my colours. There’s a strong bond.
“Football is a business and anything can happen, but I’m wearing the captain’s arm-band for Inter, I’ve been here three years and my objective is to win as a Nerazzurro. I want to make it.”