Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic is still interested in a move to Old Trafford, and reports indicate the player has been in talks with the club in recent days. It looks like a deal could be moving ahead after reports of the player and Manchester United agreeing a deal have emerged.
Perisic has been linked the the Premier League club for some time and Inter Milan have placed a £45 million price tag on him. However, reports indicate Inter are requesting £53m now.
The Croatian is expected to leave the San Siro outfit this summer, and could be replaced by Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa.
Manchester United’s signature of Perisic could derail Liverpool’s attempt at signing Costa. The Reds are also linked to the Brazilian and could go head-to-head with the Italians Inter for the transfer of Costa.
According to summer transfer gossip, Perisic has already accepted a £100,000-a-week salary with Manchester United.
Manchester United have hope finalise the signing of Morata and Monaco’s Fabinho for a further £40m in the next two weeks. If the club can sign Perisic, Morata and Fabinho, Manchester United are expected to be finished with their summer transfer business.
Ivan Perisic Key Stats 2016-17:
- 11 goals and 8 assists in 36 matches
- 0.8 key passes per match
- 1.1 crosses per match
- 2.9 shots per match
- 2 yellow cards and 1 red card during the Serie A season