Inter and Cagliari are closer to agreeing a deal for midfielder Nicolo Barella after the clubs held constructive talks in Milan yesterday, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Cagliari are asking for €50 million to allow the 22-year-old to leave while Inter are only willing to pay €30 million in terms of cash.
The clubs must therefore agree on a couple of the Nerazzurri’s fringe players to include in the deal, with various names mooted over the last few days.
“There’s still a bit of distance between the parties in terms of Barella’s valuation, but ultimately they will find a deal which convinces Cagliari president Tommaso Giulini to sell him,” Gazzetta reported confidently.
Barella has enthusiastically accepted Inter as his new destination and agreeing personal terms with the Italian international is not expected to be a problem.
The midfielder confirmed to reporters at Italy’s training camp in Florence earlier this week that he could leave the Rossoblu this summer.