MILAN - Five products of Inter's academy will play their football in the Lega Pro (ex-Serie C) next season.
Dennis Esposito (pictured), born in Milan on 25 January 1988, has been loaned to Lega Pro Division 1 (ex-Serie C1) side Reggiana, who have an option on the player. The defender won 2 Scudetto's with Inter's Giovanissimi side, and a Scudetto, a Carnival Cup and a Tim Cup with Inter Primavera. He was on Inter's 2007/08 Champions League A list.
Gabriele Puccio, born in Milan on 3 August 1989, has joined Lega Pro Division 1 team Hellas Verona on loan. The Gialloblu have an option on the player. The midfielder, who won the Primavera Scudetto in 2007 and the Carnival Cup in 2008, made his first team debut in the Champions League match away to PSV Eindhoven on 12 December 2007.
Paolo Tornaghi, born in Garbagnate on 21 June 1988, has joined Lega Pro Division 2 side Como on loan. The goalkeeper, who won a Primavera Scudetto and a Carnival Cup with Inter's senior youth team, has received call-ups to Italy's U-15, U-19 and U-20 teams, and has often joined Inter's first team for training sessions, friendly matches and pre-season training camps.
Simone Fautario, born in Milan on 12 February 1987, will stay at Lega Pro Division 1 team Pistoiese next season. The left-back played the second half of 2007/08 at the Tuscan outfit after six months on loan to Pro Sesto. Former Primavera captain Fautario won a Scudetto with Inter's senior youth side and made two appearances for the first team (in the 2006/07 Tim Cup against Messina and Sampdoria).
Giacomo Bindi, born in Siena on 2 January 1987, will play on loan at Lega Pro Division 1 side Monza next season. The goalkeeper, who joined Inter in 2003 and often trained with the first team, joins Monza after spells at Varese (C2), Sambenedettese (C1) and Manfredonia (C1).