No United move for Cesar
Brazilian underlines his commitment to Inter
Last Updated: June 11, 2011 5:34pm
Cesar: Staying at Inter
Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar has moved to distance himself from reports linking him with Manchester United.
Roma have also been credited with holding an interest in the Brazil international, who has been a major player for Inter since joining the club from Flamengo in 2005.
Despite the fact he is widely regarded as being one of the world's top goalkeepers, that has not stopped Inter from being linked with Bologna's Emiliano Viviano.
Mooted talk of an approach has led to inevitable speculation about Cesar's own future, with United having been linked despite a deal for Atletico Madrid's David de Gea seemingly close to being sealed.
Cesar, though, has moved to quell speculation of a move as he has reiterated his contentment with life at Inter, despite conceding Roma were definitely interested in acquiring his services.
"Roma have tested the waters with me, they were really interested," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
"But I decided to stay at Inter until 2014, which is when my contract expires.
"So, the story is closed. I'd like my name to disappear from the pages of transfers. No Roma, no Manchester United, no nothing.
"Now I want to beat AC Milan and win back the Scudetto. Also, I'd like to win the Champions League again."
When quizzed on the future of team-mate Wesley Sneijder, a reported target of both Manchester clubs and Chelsea, Cesar was equally emphatic.
"Sneijder to Chelsea? Don't worry, he stays here," he concluded.