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Soccer: Palacio extends Inter contract to 2016

Argentine forward top scorer in disappointing campaign

14 March, 18:25
Soccer: Palacio extends Inter contract to 2016 (ANSA) - Milan, March 14 - Inter Milan said Friday that Argentine striker Rodrigo Palacio has extended his contract with them by one year so that it runs until June 2016. The 32-year-old has been Inter's best performer in a difficult campaign and he is their top scorer with 12 league goals.

Despite his efforts, the 18-time Italian champions are out of the Serie A title race in fifth place, 27 points behind leaders Juventus. Palacio has scored 36 goals in 60 appearances for Inter Nerazzurri since joining them from Genoa in 2012.