Inter are planning to cash in on midfielder Cesare Casadei and striker Andrea Pinamonti in order to avoid having to make a sale of a more prominent player in the squad.
This according to today’s print edition of Turin-based newspaper Tuttosport, who report that the Nerazzurri’s strategy is now to monetize the departures of the two young players who aren’t in the first team plans amid interest from Chelsea and Sassuolo respectively.
Casadei’s future is in the balance, as there is interest from Italian teams but also Chelsea, with the Blues ready to make a significant financial effort to bring the 19-year-old to the Premier League on a permanent basis.
Meanwhile, Pinamonti has always looked set to leave this summer but the destination has been unclear, with Monza, Salernitana, and Atalanta among the teams with a serious interest whilst clubs outside of Italy have also inquired about him.
Now it looks to be Sassuolo who are closest to signing the 23-year-old, and the Neroverdi could get a deal done in the coming days.
The Nerazzurri’s thinking is that the fees from these two sales would be sufficient to get a good way towards their goal of a net profit of €60 million for the fiscal year, although more cash would still be needed before the end of the fiscal year in June 2023.
The aim is to get these sales wrapped up quickly, with the coaching staff wanting security that other sales won’t be on the way in view of the start of the season.