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Inside Scoop: Intense Contract Talks Between Inter Milan and Key Player

Samuel Eto'o, Footballer and Philanthropist at The Samuel Eto'o Foundation (L) and Fabrizio Romano, Football Journalist (R), attend the second day of the Web Summit 2021 in Lisbon. (Photo by Bruno de Carvalho / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
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On July 2, 2024, Fabrizio Romano tweeted about Inter Milan’s intention to secure a new deal for Denzel Dumfries. The tweet reads:

  • Inter Milan wants Dumfries to sign a new deal.
  • Dumfries is keen to stay with Inter Milan.
  • Negotiations for a new contract, higher salary, and longer deal will commence soon.
  • Dumfries is considered a key player for Inter Milan.

Inter Milan’s Intentions for Dumfries

Inter Milan is keen on securing a new contract for Denzel Dumfries, as confirmed by the club’s director, Piero Ausilio. According to a tweet from transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Ausilio stated that the club wants Dumfries to stay and will soon begin talks for a new contract that includes a higher salary and a longer deal.


Dumfries, who joined Inter Milan on August 14, 2021, for a fee of €12.5 million from PSV Eindhoven, has been a crucial player for the team. His current contract runs until June 30, 2025, but Inter Milan is looking to extend this to ensure his continued contribution to the club’s success.

Denzel Dumfries: Player Profile

Denzel Justus Morris Dumfries, born on April 18, 1996, in Rotterdam, Netherlands, is a versatile player who can operate as a right midfielder or right-back. Standing at 1.88 meters, Dumfries has made significant contributions to both his club and the national team.

Since joining Inter Milan, Dumfries has made 98 appearances in Serie A, scoring 10 goals. He has also featured in 30 UEFA Champions League matches and 12 Europa League matches. For the Netherlands national team, he has earned 55 caps and scored 6 goals.

Career Statistics and Transfer History

Dumfries’ career statistics highlight his consistent performance:

  • Eredivisie: 153 appearances, 17 goals
  • Serie A: 98 appearances, 10 goals
  • UEFA Champions League: 30 appearances
  • Europa League: 12 appearances
  • National Team: 55 caps, 6 goals

His transfer history includes:

  • From PSV Eindhoven to Inter Milan: August 14, 2021, for a fee of €12.5 million
  • From SC Heerenveen to PSV Eindhoven: July 1, 2018, for a fee of €5.5 million
  • From Sparta Rotterdam to SC Heerenveen: July 1, 2017, for a fee of €800,000

Piero Ausilio: Inter Milan’s Sporting Director

Piero Ausilio, born on December 22, 1974, in Napoli, Italy, has been the Sporting Director at Inter Milan since February 8, 2014. His current contract with the club runs until June 30, 2027. Ausilio has played a significant role in shaping the team’s strategy and securing key players like Dumfries.

Ausilio’s career at Inter Milan includes roles as the club’s manager and academy manager, demonstrating his long-term commitment and influence within the organization.

Relevant Stories and Context

Inter Milan’s strategy focuses on securing key players with long-term contracts to maintain stability and performance. Dumfries, with his consistent performances, is a crucial part of this strategy. As of June 5, 2024, Dumfries’ market value is estimated at €24 million, reflecting his importance to the team.

For more detailed player statistics and transfer history, check Dumfries’ profile on Transfermarkt.

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