"I am very happy," he said. "I thank President Massimo Moratti, the directors and my agent. It is a dream come true to play for a big club like Inter.
"I went to Stuttgart because I wanted to try that experience, but recently I had strongly desired a return to Italy. I immediately said yes to Inter, as the others were of no interest to me.
"In two days the negotiations were sewn up. Now I am happy, even if I have to get to know the team. It was better to arrive now rather than June."