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Chelsea, Real Madrid-linked Icardi has no need, desire, or intention to leave Inter Milan

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“Offers will not move me”, says the Internazionale captain

Inter Milan Press Conference Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

It didn’t take long for Mauro Icardi to pour ice cold water over the hot rumors of the weekend, categorically denying any near-future moves away from Internazionale, whether to Chelsea or Real Madrid or anywhere else.

“I do not know if everything that is published is true. I always say that I am very good with my family at Inter, I have no intention of leaving. Offers came in the summer but I have neither the need nor the desire to leave.”

“Offers always arrive. At the moment I am very calm and I am focused on what we are doing with the team of which I am a captain. We are going to play in the Champions League and the offers will not move me.”

-Mauro Icardi; source: Metro

Of course there is nothing guaranteed in football (right, Eden?), and given his past flirtations with the market, the 25-year-old could change his mind again at some point.

“There are many voices, when offers will come we’ll evaluate them, but I’m very happy here at Inter.”

-Mauro Icardi; source: Onda Cero via CalcioMercato

The rumors sounded far-fetched already; this punts them well over the horizon. For now.

See you in the summer rumor mill, Mauro!