Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti says Alvaro Recoba has suffered in his career due to inconsistency.

Moratti said of the on-loan Torino star: "His agent sent me a videotape of his performances and said 'At the first game he'll get a standing ovation at San Siro.' In fairness, that's precisely what happened. It was easy to decide once I saw the tape, as Recoba is one of those rare players who can make the incredible come true.

"Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the same, but Chino's weakness is that this magic is only half the story. Seeing his extraordinary goals makes you wonder just what a glorious champion he'd be if he could only play like that all the time. Yet he is as much a victim of this as everyone else, so it's easy to be on his side."