The Serie A champions, now bossed by former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, had attempted to lure Lampard to the San Siro. But Chelsea flatly refused to sell the midfielder and Inter have now called a halt to their summer spending spree after clinching a deal to sign Sulley Muntari from Portsmouth.
Muntari was announced as an Inter player on Monday and club director Gabriele Oriali said: "Muntari will be our last acquisition, now we must work on reducing the squad as coach Jose Mourinho wants 22 players and three goalkeepers."
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