02.02.09 / 21:53
MILAN - Inter academy director Piero Ausilio worked right up to the deadline as a number of academy players changed teams on the final day of the January transfer window.
Highly rated Serbian youth international Alen Stevanovic has signed from FK Radnicki Obrenovac. The 18-year-old midfielder will play for Vincenzo Esposito's Inter Primavera. Another January addition to Inter's Under-19 squad is left-back Juri Toppan, who joins on a permanent contract from Swiss club La Chaux de Fouds.
Inter have taken full ownership of striker and Inter Primavera captain Aiman Napoli, buying out Pro Sesto's share in the player. Brazilian midfielder Renan Guilherme Wagner returns to Vicenza after his loan spell at Inter.
Central defender Nemanja Mitrovic, captain of the Slovenian Under-16 national team, has signed for Inter and will play for Nunzio Zavettieri's Allievi Nazionali team. Another addition to Inter's Under-17 side is Senegalese striker Thiam Mame Baba, who joins from Treviso.
Defender Marco Valerio Riva joins Brescia on a permanent contract, while promising striker Francesco Poltero moves on loan to Monza Brianza. Another striker, Samuel Longo, has signed a permanent deal with Inter but will remain at his current side Treviso until June.
Inter have taken full ownership of Gianluca Litteri, buying out Treviso's share of the striker, who will remain on loan at Slavia Prague until the end of the season. Fourteen-year-old midfielder Stefano Martinelli joins on a permanent contract from Caravaggese but will remain on loan to his former club until June.
Three former Inter Primavera players will remain in Serie B for the second half of the season, but at different clubs. Defender Leonardo Bonucci, who made four appearances for Inter's first team, joins Pisa from Treviso, while left-back Ivan Fatic (2 appearances for first team) moves from Vicenza to Salernitana. Striker Luca Siligardi (2 first team appearances) will play for Piacenza until June after spending the first half of the season at Bari.
Belgium-born Moroccan Ibrahim Maaroufi returns early from a season-long loan spell at Twente. The talented midfielder, who has played six times for Inter's first team, will join Vicenza on a co-ownership deal when his transfer goes through with the Dutch FA.