Vieri Not An Option - Cairo

Torino boss Urbano Cairo confirms he wants to add youth to the squad after barely avoiding relegation to Serie B.

After barely avoiding the drop to Serie B this season, Torino president Urbano Cairo thinks it's best to try and add some youth to the side, instead of going for experienced players like Christian Vieri, who had been linked to the club recently.

"Vieri won't be coming to Toro, I can exclude that completely," he said. "I admire Christian, but I've never contacted him. We want players who can help us in the long term."

Cairo admitted that Inter's young striker Robert Acquafresca, who had a fine season on loan at Cagliari, might be a target: "He's an excellent striker, who could be very useful for us. Robert actually graduated from Torino's youth system and he had a very good season. But he's not the only player we are looking at."

The Cagliari man is also known to favor a move to Torino, while other possible options are Fiorentina's Giampaolo Pazzini and Pablo Osvaldo. With Gianluca Comotto known to be on good terms with Fiorentina, a swap deal with one of the two players could be on the cards.

Danilo Pochini