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Bari striker Barreto talks up Inter Milan dream

January 6, 2010
By Soccernet staff

Bari striker Vitor Barreto claims that he dreams of moving to a top side in the future and that Italian champions Inter Milan are his preferred choice.

The striker, who has four goals in 16 games this season, has admitted he hopes to realise his dream of playing for a big club one day and wants to wear the shirt of Inter.

"I would love to join a top side in the future and Inter are my first choice," the 24-year-old told the Corriere dello Sport. "I can really picture myself in a Nerazzurri jersey."

Barreto has been an important player in helping Bari exceed all expectations in the top flight, pushing them up the table and into contention for the Europa League.

Inter, meanwhile, will not let young right-back Davide Santon leave the club in January. Despite reports of a falling out with boss Jose Mourinho, the player's agent Renzo Contratto has clarified the situation.

"The possibility of Davide leaving Inter are close to zero," Contratto told Odeon Tv. "His rapport with Mourinho has always been excellent.

"I am convinced Davide will manage to carve out his own space so that he can aim for a World Cup spot in South Africa."