Icardi wants to spend rest of career at Inter

Inter Milan captain Mauro Icardi has confessed that he sees himself spending the rest of his career with the club but does not see himself playing until the age of 40 like Francesco Totti.

The striker does not want to play beyond his mid-thirties but is desperate to win silverware with the club.

He has ruled out coaching and becoming a manager and admits he is looking forward to family life and being a father.

The 24-year-old Argentine international has a fantastic scoring record with a Inter having banged in 82 goals in just 135 appearances for the club that currently second in Serie A just two point stands behind leaders Napoli.

“I see myself here, I want to stay at Inter for a very long time. I want to win something with this shirt, but I won’t be in football at 40, I’m not like Totti.

“I’m not going to be a coach or a director, I don’t think I’d like those roles. I think I’ll just be a dad, at home with my family.”

Icardi started his pro career with Sampdoria joining the club in 2012 scoring 11 goals in 33 games and was awarded the Capocannoniere for being joint top goalscorer in Serie A that season.

He then joined Inter the following season and was allocated the coveted number 9 shirt adding that it was his dream to play for the club.

He was then awarded the Inter captaincy in the 2015/16 season at just the tender age of 22. His aggression and leadership qualities wowed the management and they decided that he had the character and personality take on the role.

He is in double figures already for goals scored this season and will be looking to top the scoring charts again.

As well as trying to fire Inter to the Serie A title, Icardi will also be looking more make an impact at the World Cup finals for Argentina next summer.