Inter are not yet ready to make a commitment to signing Juventus forward Paulo Dybala during the summer transfer window, according to Sky Sport Italia transfer market expert Gianluca Di Marzio.
Speaking on air, Di Marzio explained that the Nerazzurri want to wait to see how things go towards the end of the season before they decide whether or not to move for the 28-year-old.
Dybala is set to leave the Bianconeri at the end of the season, with the player having rejected the club’s lowered offer for a contract extension.
The Argentine has been heavily linked with a move to Inter, who are reportedly one of the clubs keenest on his signature.
However, according to Di Marzio, the Nerazzurri are not currently prepared to accelerate talks to sign Dybala, and are still taking time to consider their options before taking any decisive step.
“Inter have not taken any significant steps, and right now they’re cool on the possibility of signing Dybala,” he said.
He elaborated on the club’s position, stating that “Inter want to see how the season ends and how to manage the situation with the strikers in the squad.”
“In addition to this there’s the economic question,” he went on. “Today, after the decisive break with Juventus, Marotta and Ausilio didn’t pick up the phone and call his agents to say, ‘okay, here we are, let’s close on this.'”
“Indeed, the indications so far are cold,” he continued. “At the moment there’s no time to commit to a player like Dybala, but if in a few weeks he will still be without a contract.”
He explained that “Today Inter have decided not to take the decisive step yet to secure Dybala’s signing.”
“In Spain, Atletico have always been interested but now they aren’t certain, like Real Madrid,” he added. “There’s also Barcelona who have been making a lot of signings on free transfers.”