Santon dismisses Genoa talk
There is no truth in reports linking Davide Santon with Genoa, according to the Inter Milan starlet's agent.
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 27/10/09 4:28pm
There is no truth in reports linking Davide Santon with a move to Genoa, according to the Inter Milan starlet's agent.
Speculation has suggested the 18-year-old full-back could soon be on his way to Stadio Luigi Ferraris, perhaps on an initial loan deal with a view to a permanent switch.
Santon has had few opportunities to impress under Jose Mourinho this season and may struggle to secure a place in the Italy World Cup squad unless he plays more regularly.
However, his representative Renzo Contratto has insisted Santon does not have a problem with Mourinho and will not be leaving Inter.
"There is nothing true," Contratto told calciomercatonews.com. "I have had no contacts and the player is pleased to stay at Inter.
"The club has complete faith in his qualities and his relationship with the coach is really good."
While Santon has been connected with a move away from Inter, reports in the Italian media claim Bruno Ecuele Manga could be a transfer target for the Nerazzurri.
The Gabonese defender, who currently plies his trade with Angers in France, is not paying too much attention to the speculation at this stage.
His agent Yvan Le Mee told FcInterNews: "These are rumours. My client, anyway, is followed by many clubs, Italian, English and German ones.
"Manga is an extra EU player and with the current rules, his arrival in Italy or England could not be discounted."