Edin Dzeko discusses Inter move: “This is a great opportunity for me.”


Former Roma striker Edin Dzeko discussed his move to Inter after spending the previous six years in the Italian capital.

The Bosnian international officially joined the Nerazzurri yesterday, signing a two-year contract with the club.

“It feels great to be here. I’m thrilled,” he said to Inter’s official website.

“This is a great opportunity for me and I want to thank the manager and the directors for showing so much faith in me and believing I can still make a difference.

“Inter are a huge club, the champions of Italy, and I’ve seen what they’re about during my six years in Serie A. Now I’ll get to play for them myself and I’m delighted. I can’t wait to get out there with my new teammates.”

He added, “I’ve only just arrived but I know Inter have a team full of stars. I’m sure we’ll enjoy ourselves and the fans will too. A salute to them, I want them to know I’ll give my all for this club.”

Dzeko departs Roma as the club’s third time leading goalscorer, with a final tally of 119 goals scored in 260 appearances.

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