Atletico Madrid Trying To Beat Inter To Rafinha - Report

The Spaniards covet the Brazilian full-back...
Atletico Madrid are the latest side to enter the race for Schalke full-back Rafinha and could beat Inter to his signature, according to tuttomercatoweb.

On Thursday, it was reported that the Nerazzurri were hot on the trail of the Brazilian as a potential replacement for Maicon, should the defender leave for Real Madrid. However, they will face stiff competition from several clubs including the Europa League winners. Among the others sides interested are thought to be Juventus and Manchester City.

The 24-year-old has been with the Bundesliga outfit since 2005, making over 150 appearances in the top flight. He is ranked 172 in the Castrol Rankings, moving forward nearly 300 places since January.

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