MILAN - Rafinha has made his first official comments as a Nerazzurri player following the announcement that the midfielder has joined Inter. "I’m really happy, it’s a great feeling to be here," he said exclusively to Inter TV. "It’s an important stage in my life and I had a lot of desire to approach this new phase in my career. There have been a lot of important players at Inter who have made history. I want to do my best and give everything to finish as high as possible and win titles with this shirt."
"I hope to play in as many matches as possible and help the team to reach our objective which is Champions League qualification." He then discussed his new teammates. "It’s always nice to have players who speak your language in the squad, I also know Mauro [Icardi], I’ve played with him before."
Finally, he touched on his favourite position and choice of squad number. "I can cover a lot of roles, be it on the right or left. I’ve chosen the number eight shirt."