Inter are ready to give their experienced no.1 Samir Handanović a new and improved contract to keep the Slovenian in Milan until 2022.
With 303 appearances for the
With the new contract tying him to the club for three more years and on improved terms according to Calciomercato, it highlights Handanović's importance to Inter.
Since moving to San Siro from Udinese in 2012, the 'keeper has gone from strength to strength. Winning the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year for the 2018/19 season showed how highly he is rated among his peers having cemented himself as one of the best keepers in the world.
The Slovenian's fine form has continued into this season, with Inter and Handanović having four clean sheets in seven league games so far as Conte's men look like they could form a serious title challenge to the kings of Italy, Juventus.
Since February of last season the stopper has been trusted with a new responsibility - becoming the club captain. The honour was given to Handanović after the breakdown in the relationship between now Paris Saint-Germain striker Mauro Icardi and the
His 110 clean sheets definitely warranted a new contract, and Handanović will be hoping to add more to his record in what could be a historic and exciting season for the prestigious Italian club that's looking to get back to where it once was.