Inter could get a second chance to sign Leandro Paredes from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, as per a report in Italy today.
Calciomercato.com said Antonio Conte asked the Nerazzurri to seek a loan deal in January when Inter seemed likely to offload Christian Eriksen.
Eriksen ultimately stayed in Milan while Paredes opted to remain in Paris, where he was hoping to enjoy increased game time under his fellow countryman Mauricio Pochettino.
The former Roma midfielder has only started one of PSG’s last four games in Ligue 1 though, leading this report to suggest Paredes could be sacrificed to balance the books.
Juventus have also been keen admirers of Paredes in recent seasons, having made contact with Zenit St Petersburg when he was still playing in Russia.
PSG offered Paredes to the Bianconeri in a swap deal involving Miralem Pjanic last summer, but the move never came to fruition.
Paredes’ future in Paris is anything but certain and it is possible PSG will try to include him in a swap or part-exchange deal in the summer.
COVID-19 has ravaged football’s finances, the report explained, meaning more and more top European clubs will now be looking to swap players than before.