Former Inter defender Francesco ‘Ciccio’ Colonnese has shared a doubt he has regarding Federico Chiesa’s suitability for Inter.

Inter have long been linked with making a move for the highly rated Italian national team winger, who Fiorentina reportedly want in the region of €60 million for, but Colonnese has revealed he is not sure if Chiesa is a good tactical fit for the Nerazzurri club.

“Federico is a strong player in Fiorentina, but when you go to the big teams, everything can change,” Colonnese remarked in an interview with Italian television show ’30 minuto’ yesterday afternoon local time, as per Italian news outlet

“In my opinion, Chiesa cannot play as a second striker in a great the team. He is good on the wing but he must score more goals especially if he is purchased as a striker. He is devastating in a 4-3-3 but I don’t know if he is suitable for Conte’s 3-5-2.”

This season the 22-year-old has made 26 appearances across all competitions to date. In just over 2100 minutes on the park, Chiesa has scored seven goals and has tallied five assists.

Recent reports in the media, including one in today’s print edition of Tuttosport, have suggested that Inter could offer central midfielder Radja Nainggolan to La Viola as part of a deal for Chiesa in order to bring down the cost of a deal.