Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi is reportedly evaluating Tottenham Hotspur defender Japhet Tanganga, while Atalanta’s Giorgio Scalvini remains the preferred profile.

The Nerazzurri are desperate to add a new defender to their ranks. The departure of Milan Skriniar and Danilo D’Ambrosio left the club short of options at the back.

Despite the arrival of young German centre-back Yann Bisseck, the Serie A giants still need an additional profile.

According to Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Inter continue to monitor Japhet Tanganga.

The management reportedly likes the 24-year-old defender who also has suitors in the Premier League. However, the Spurs centre-back’s preference lies with the Nerazzurri.

But as the journalist explains, the transfer now depends on Inter manager Simone Inzaghi. The latter is still evaluating the English defender.

Inter Milan Manager Simone Inzaghi Is Still Reflecting On Japhet Tanganga And Other Options While Giorgio Scalvini Remains The Dream

The club’s hierarchy needs a green light from the coach before launching an onslaught on Tanganga.

However, Di Marzio insists that Atalanta’s Giorgio Scalvini remains the ultimate dream for the Nerazzurri.

Yet, the Orobici have no intention to sell the 19-year-old this summer, forcing Inter to look elsewhere.

So in addition to Tanganga, Inter are also monitoring other Premier League defenders. The source mentions Arsenal’s Takehiro Tomiyasu and Chelsea’s Trevoh Chalobah.

Thus, the management and the coach will take a few days to reflect on their various options before deciding on their next step.