Inter’s Matias Vecino Hoping To Be Antonio Conte’s January Midfield Reinforcement, Italian Media Claim
Matias Vecino’s return to fitness could be a key ‘signing’ for Antonio Conte ahead of Inter’s Serie A title run-in, according to an Italian media report today.
Vecino made a return to competitive action for Inter’s Primavera side yesterday following a lengthy period out on the sidelines with a knee injury.
The Uruguayan made a scoring return, too, as he put Armando Madonna’s side ahead after just seven minutes in the Nerazzurri’s 3-1 win over Genoa, in which he played 70 minutes.
Gazzetta dello Sport’s print edition explained that the match was useful for Vecino to get minutes into his legs following his long lay-off, as well as being a good opportunity to regain confidence ahead of a return to Inter’s first-team squad.
Vecino has not featured whatsoever at first-team level for Inter this season, with his last appearance coming in a 2-2 draw at Hellas Verona on July 9 last year.
The 29-year-old’s dark period appears to be over, though, with Conte hoping he can be the midfield reinforcement he wanted for the second half of the season.