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26.05.09 / 21:57

Figo: "Inter have given me a lot"


"Nothing has been decided yet, but I would be too happy if I could remain at the club"

ROME - Luis Figo, a guest of Inter sponsor Nike in Rome ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona, spoke of his plans for the future in an interview with Sky Sport Italia. "I would like to do something with Inter," he said. "I can't imagine what I will be doing next year because there's nothing boiling in the pot at the moment, but I would obviously be too happy if I could do something with Inter - a team that has given me a lot - by taking on any kind of role at the club."

On the final of the Champions League, a competition Figo knows well having won the trophy with Real Madrid in 2002, the Inter midfielder said: "Manchester United and Barcelona are two extraordinary teams but completely different in terms of mentality because they have a footballing philosophy that is poles apart. Barca like keeping more possession and passing the ball around with ability, surrounding their opponents with enveloping moves, while Manchester are a counter-attacking team that are very fast in attack. It will surely be a fantastic final."

According to the Portuguese veteran, Inter need a different mentality to do well in Europe. "I think that when you're playing in the Champions you need a slightly different awareness from the one we have in the Italian championship," he said. "Inter have found the right formula and the right players to do well in the national tournament but the two competitions really are too different. You can't make mistakes in the Champions League, a false step cannot easily be made up for like it can in the championship and this is the reason why the team still hasn't arrived where it should in Europe. I hope that with the experience accumulated in these years of defeats and disappointments, we can see the black and blue colours in a dream final like this at the Bernabeu stadium next year."






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