Diego Forlan: Why the Uruguayan Will Step Up for Internacional in 2013

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Diego Forlan: Why the Uruguayan Will Step Up for Internacional in 2013
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Uruguay forward Diego Forlan arrived in Brazil to much fanfare last season, with the Porto Alegre-based giants Internacional hopeful that the former European Golden Boot winner would fire them to a place in the 2013 Copa Libertadores.

That vision, though, failed to become a reality.

Forlan, who was released on a free by former side Inter Milan, found himself simply unable to hit the heights of his European career.

Five goals in 19 appearances later, the jury is still out on whether the striker will ever be able to recapture his former form.

Internacional now have a new manager in the shape of former Brazil head coach Dunga and are in earnest preparation for the recently commenced 2013 campaign. To achieve their aims, though, they will need their Uruguayan striker to be at the best of his abilities.

So, just how can Dunga get the best out of Diego Forlan?

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