Arsenal star target move takes twist

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Inter Milan sporting director Piero Ausilio says that any interest in Arsenal target Eden Hazard is only premature.

Lille's Hazard fuelled rumours that he may make a move to the Italian giants after telling reporters he was ‘fascinated’ by a move to the Serie A.

"One day I would like to play for a great team and I know that in Italy there are many big clubs, but for now I'm fine here [with Lille],” Hazard said.

"Serie A fascinates me and in the future I would like to try to play there."

But Ausilio says that interest in the Lille midfielder is only very premature, giving Arsenal a boost in their chase for the 20 year old.

"Sanchez, Tevez and Hazard? If I say they're not good players I would be lying, but talk about negotiations for these three is premature,” Ausilio told Sky Sport Italia.

Inter captain Javier Zanetti also entered the debate, saying he would welcome the arrival of the star. 

"Hazard? If [president Massimo] Moratti said that he is developing well, that must mean that he is a player of ability who could make a contribution."

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reportedly sees Hazard as perfect to fit in with his famous youth development policy.

Wenger was interested in bringing Hazard to Arsenal in January, telling reporters at the time: “He is a player that I have followed for some time, but I do not want to destabilise Lille right now.

"When he is available for transfer, we will see if there is the possibility to sign him.”

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