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  30/09/2011: Mauro Zarate: “I hope to remain in Milano”
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Making the transfer from Lazio to Inter on the final day of the summer transfer market, the fan favourite changed living in Rome to a life in Milano.

Having signed a one-year loan deal, with the right for Moratti to purchase the player permanently at a fixed price, Mauri Zarate scored his first goal in the Inter shirt in the Champions League game against CSKA Moscow. The player had quickly become a favourite also for the Inter supporters, as his style of football is one that can be a joy to watch.

Speaking to Inter Channel, Zarate stated: “I had a good first year with Lazio, while the second was worse. Last year we had a great season, and I feel I have matured and am now hoping to have a great season here with Inter. I like it here in Milano. Rome is a beautiful city, but Milan is more quiet and organised and I appreciate that. I would be happy to stay, of course.  I hope I will remain here.“

Lastly, a smiling reporter asked Zarate how many times he has been told to pass the ball more often, and the lively attacker blushed while answering “I have to admit...too many times”.

(Khashayar Kashefi)

 
 
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