​Former Brazil and Inter Milan striker Adriano is eyeing a return to football after losing his way in the past. The 35-year-old who was once considered as the heir to Ronaldo has not been seen on the football field since undergoing a brief spell with Miami United last year.

The striker who was considered to be one of the best in the world during his time with Inter Milan has confirmed that he is currently on the lookout for a new club and that he is fit and ready to go.

"I'm preparing myself for a new project, I'll be back in training in January, without a club.

'Ever since I stopped, I have succeeded in maintaining my shape. I want this and I know I'll have to persist", Adriano said, as quoted by ​Dailymail.

"I want to do this for myself, I want to show I can reach my limits so I can tell if I can play or not. I couldn't complete my career as a whole. something's happened and pushed me away from football. I can say [my career] stopped at half-time", he added.

The striker is best known for his time with Inter Milan for whom he played for five seasons between 2003-2008 scoring 66 goals in 141 appearances in all competitions winning four Serie A titles with them.

Adriano was also very prolific for his national team, scoring 29 goals in 50 appearances leading them to the 2004 Copa America and the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup title.