Inter Target Arsenal Midfielder Xhaka

Inter Target Arsenal Midfielder Xhaka
April 12, 2019 13:00
( )

Inter are considering a move for Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka this summer, according to Corriere dello Sport.

Xhaka, 26, joined Arsenal in a deal worth £35 million in 2016 and has since made 126 appearances in all competitions, scoring 11 goals and providing 14 assists.

His contract with the Gunners runs until 2023 but Piero Ausilio has identified the Swiss international as a potential reinforcement in midfield, where Inter will look to make big changes this summer.

“Xhaka would not come cheap, considering the length of his current deal, his wages and the fee Arsenal paid to sign him,” Corriere dello Sport explained.

“However, he’s a player to keep an eye on, not least because of his relatively young age (26).”

Inter would like to sign two midfielders ahead of next season and are also monitoring Atletico Madrid’s Thomas Partey and Cagliari’s Nicolo Barella.

Both would be highly costly options, though, with Inter hoping to reduce Barella’s €45 million price tag by inserting youth players in any deal.

Roma’s Lorenzo Pellegrini is another player being monitored, who could be pursued if Roberto Gagliardini were to be sold.

Toni Kroos, Ivan Rakitic and Tanguy Ndombele remain more difficult targets.

 

 

Will Beckman
By Will Beckman

Brehme: “Inter Are On The Right Track But Can Always Improve”

May 26, 2019 17:30
( )

In an exclusive interview with FCInter1908.it, legendary Inter full back Andreas Brehme has shared his views on the current Inter side whilst also reminiscing about…

Inter-Empoli Is A Financially Important Match For Both Clubs

May 26, 2019 17:00
( )

Tonight’s match between Inter and Empoli is worth a lot of money to both clubs despite both being at opposite ends of the table chasing…

Garlando: “Inter Is Historically Trained For Doomsday, They Are At Risk Of A Painful Paradox”

May 26, 2019 16:30
( )

Journalist Luigi Garlando has previewed Inter’s match at home to Empoli tonight as part of his column for Milan based newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport. “Inter…

Inter Speed Up Their Pursuit Of Chiesa But Potential New Owner At Fiorentina Could Change Everything

May 26, 2019 16:00
( )

Fiorentina’s potential new owner Rocco Commisso’s arrival could change everything on the Federico Chiesa front according to a report from Tuttosport. Chiesa has been heavily linked…

Champions League Qualification Would Make Things Better For Conte

May 26, 2019 15:30
( )

Ahead of tonight’s season finale with Empoli, Corriere dello Sport have taken a look at the impact making the Champions League would have on Inter.…

de Vrij, Vecino & Icardi All To Return To Inter Starting XI Tonight

May 26, 2019 15:00
( )

Inter manager Luciano Spalletti will make a couple of changes to the side that started the 4-1 loss to Napoli last weekend for tonight’s season…