Alvarez, 23, joined the Nerazzurri in a â¬12m deal over the summer after also being chased by the Premiership giants.
âLetâs say that he was very close to Arsenal,â the club captain told FC Inter News. âI rang him and said: âListen Ricky, I know that Inter are following youâ.
âI then explained what Inter are all about, that we are a great family and that he would settle in well here. He listened to meâ¦â