Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini believes Antonio Cassano can recapture his best form on-loan at Sampdoria this season.

Mancini said of the Real Madrid striker: "He is now experiencing an important time in his career. I'm sure that Genoa can give him the ideal atmosphere he needs.

"To train Cassano? In soccer, you never say never, but now he has found an opportunity in order to return to Italy with one of the most important teams and which has a calm atmosphere."