Inter have received a boost in their pursuit of PSV Eindhoven forward Steven Bergwijn after the player’s agent admitted he ‘hopes’ his client joins the Nerazzurri.

Bergwijn scored 15 goals and provided 13 assists for the Dutch side last season, including one assist against Inter in their final match of the Champions League group stage.

Speaking to, the 21-year-old’s agent Fulco Van Kooperen was asked about rumours liking him with a move to Serie A.

“I hope he can sign for Inter or another Italian club,” Van Kooperen said.

“We’re only at the start of the market. He could come to Italy but at the moment nothing substantial is in place.

“I don’t have any new talks planned with either Piero Ausilio or Beppe Marotta but there’s time to discuss things again.

“I don’t think Antonio Conte’s arrival changes Steven’s chances of joining Inter.”

Bergwijn could be a replacement for Ivan Perisic if the Croatian were to leave San Siro.