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The promising youngster's move to the Giuseppe Meazza side has at last been completed and he has signed a five-year deal with his new club

Mauro Icardi has completed his transfer from Sampdoria to Inter in a co-ownership deal.

The Argentine youngster had long been linked with a move to the Giuseppe Meazza side and has now signed a contract until June 2018 with head coach Walter Mazzarri's team.

"Mauro Icardi is now officially an Inter player.  The 20-year-old Argentine forward has been permanently signed from Sampdoria in a co-ownership deal," says Inter's official club website.

The forward impressed at Sampdoria last term after joining the Blucerchiati from Barcelona in 2011 and he is keen to make the next step in his career at Inter.

"I’m happy to have arrived here. I hope to do my best for the team and the fans. I can’t wait to start the new season," Icardi said upon his arrival at the Nerazzurri.

Icardi joins compatriots Esteban Cambiasso, Walter Samuel, Javier Zanetti, Diego Milito and Rodrigo Palacio at his new club.

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