Inter tie up promising trio

Internazionale FC have handed new contracts to three of their brightest youngsters - Giovanni Pasquale (pictured), Nicola Beati and Obafemi Martins.

Five more years
Defender Giovanni Pasquale, midfield player Nicola Beati and striker Obafemi Martins have all signed five-year deals with the Serie A club and UEFA Champions League contenders.

Ajax debut
Left-back Pasquale, 21, made his debut in the Champions League win against AFC Ajax in September - one of 14 first-team appearances this term.

Catching the eye
Beati, 20, has also featured for Héctor Cúper's side in both domestic and European competition, while 18-year-old Nigerian forward Martins caught the eye in the recent 2-1 league victory at Parma AC.