Date: 16th March 2015 at 6:07pm
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Inter Milan striker and reported Chelsea target Mauro Icardi has played down speculation linking him with a summer move away from San Siro.

The 22-year-old Argentine is thought to have courted interest from Blues boss Jose Mourinho after netting 15 times in what has proven his breakthrough season in Italy’s top flight.

Icardi, whose contract expires in 2018, says that he is content with life in Milan and playing under Roberto Mancini, insisting that he is not thinking about a move away.

“At [former club] Genoa I ate well but there were no Argentine restaurants,” he told Calcio2000.

“Here in Milan there is everything. I am happy because I eat Argentine [food] and I think [as a player] there is so much still to improve.

“Mancini always tells me that I have to learn to play more with the team, talk more with my companions and not to be alone in the penalty area waiting for the ball.

“My game is changing. My relationship with Mancini? It’s good, I’ve always had good relations with all the coaches I’ve had.

“My future with Inter? I still have three years on my contract. If I renew, my Inter story could be even longer. If I don’t renew, however, I still have three years remaining on my deal.”


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