Inter Milan are close to signing Swiss U19 international striker Oliver Schmidhauser from Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig, can exclusively reveal.

The 18 year old striker’s current contract is set to expire at the end of this coming June and so if he were to join Inter Milan it would be on a free transfer.

Should Oliver Schmidhauser, who has won just the one cap for the Switzerland U19 team, sign for the Nerazzurri he would play for the Inter Milan Primavera team, or the youth team set-up.

His agent was in Milan last week to meet with Inter’s representatives to finalize a deal which would see Schmidhauser sign a two year deal with the Nerazzurri.

Schmidhauser joined RB Leipzig’s U-19 team last summer on a free transfer, signing a one year deal, but the move has not panned out as he planned.

The youngster, who stands tall at 189 cm (6 ft 3 in), has had most of this season ruined due to injuries, causing him to miss eight of RB Leipzig U19’s matches this season, five of which he’s missed coming in the last six matches.

Born In Switzerland But Has Dual Passport

Schmidhauser, was born in St Gallen in Switzerland on June 2nd 2004, but is of Dominican and has both a Swiss and Dominican Republic passport.

He came up the youth set up at St Gallen until the age of 11 where he three years with the youth set up’s of Unterhaching and Zehlendorf in Germany, before joining FC Vaduz Youth ahead of 2018/2019 season.

He was promoted to FC Vaduz U18 squad ahead of the 2018/2019 season where he since featured 35 times scoring 14 goals in the process, leading to a move to Germany again and Greuther Fürth in the summer of 2021.