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Inter terminate Nainggolan's contract by mutual consent

After joining from Roma in 2018, Inter Milan and Radja Nainggolan parted ways on Tuesday with the midfielder expected to join Cagliari.

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Inter terminate Nainggolan's contract by mutual consent

Inter Milan and Radja Nainggolan have reached a mutual agreement to terminate the Belgium midfielder's contract, the club announced on Tuesday.

Two seasons out on loan

Nainggolan joined Inter from Roma in a swap deal worth €38 million euros, with Davide Santon and Nicolo Zaniolo moving to the Italian capital in 2018. However, the 33-year-old has spent the last two campaigns on loan at Cagliari and Inter have finally come to an agreement to part ways with Nainggolan.

A short statement on the club's official website said: "FC Internazionale Milano announces that it has reached an agreement with the player Radja Nainggolan for the termination of the contract with the club."

The former Roma man managed just 33 Serie A appearances for the Nerazzurri, scoring six times before his two loans at Cagliari, where he netted one more in 48 appearances. Nainggolan, who is expected to move to Cagliari now he is free to negotiate without Inter's involvement, was a standout performer last term for the Rossoblu. He created 23 chances, ranking fifth among Cagliari players despite only featuring 22 times, while his 141 recoveries also placed him in the same position.