Inter also have the option to buy the 30-year-old in the summer for a fee thought to be in the region of six million euros should he impress at the San Siro.
Maniche´s arrival in Milan will boost a Nerazzurri midfield weakened by several injuries and comes as a relief to Inter boss Roberto Mancini, who said: "I believe Maniche is a great player. Considering the problems we have with Walter Samuel and Olivier Dacourt (both injured), it was important for us to add a new player for all competitions who has experience and quality."
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