Inter Milan boss Rafa Benitez has welcomed talk of a push for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.

Inter president Massimo Moratti has confirmed that his interest in Barcelona hero Messi started as a joke, but is now under serious consideration.

"If the President wants to do something with Messi, I certainly wouldn't say no," smiled Rafa.

"As for Kaka, we already have Wesley Sneijder and Coutinho. With regards to Karim Benzema, we have Goran Pandev and Diego Milito."

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