Geoffrey Kondogbia, Inter Milan’s biggest signings in the summer, has been left out of the French squad for their upcoming friendly matches. The highly rated, 22 year old Frenchman cost the club a reported 35 million Euros when he was snapped up during the summer transfer window. He is the third most expensive player bought by the club in its history, after Christian Vieri and Hernan Crespo. The promising young defensive midfielder was, however, left out of the 23 man France squad for their friendlies against Armenia and Denmark by national coach Didier Deschamps. Below par performances “He’s in a complicated situation with his club,” said Deschamps about his decision to not include the youngster in the squad. “He’s playing less, but he has a lot of potential and we’re following him. Right now I’ve made other choices. He doesn’t play enough, and when he’s come on his level of performance hasn’t been as good as possible. It’s a psychological […]

Young French midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia has officially signed for Italian Serie A side Inter Milan, according to media reports. The transfer fee for Kondogbia believed to be in the region of £25m. Geoffrey Kondogbia was initially linked with Premier League clubs like Arsenal and Tottenham.  Inter’s biggest rivals AC Milan had also planned to rope in the midfielder, but the youngster finally chose Inter Milan over AC Milan. AC Milan CEO Adrian Galliani had mentioned yesterday that they were the frontrunners in this race to sign the midfielder. AC Milan apparently had advanced talks with French side AS Monaco and the deal was almost done. Monaco suddenly stopped responding and soon it was declared that Kondogbia will be signing for the rival side. Galliani was quoted, “At 1.30 it was all done. Monaco had given us the all-clear for the sale at €40m with payment spread over two years, €20m and €20m. The agreement with Geoffrey had already been sorted out the night […]