Inter Milan is now pursuing Colombia’s Carlos Carbonero, according to international media Friday.
Midfielder Carlos Carbonero could be flying across the Atlantic to begin a new career in with the proud European club Inter Milan.
Last season’s runner-up in the Italian Serie A Roma has been in negotiations with Carbonero’s agent, but the parties have not been able to reach an agreement, soccer news site Forza Italian Football reported.
Inter Milan wishes to invest in the Carbonero, currently with Argentina Racing, and loan him to Italian club Chievo for the first season. Milan is offering between $400,00-530,000 for the loan, with the option to sign the midfielder for an additional $8-9 million at the end of his first year in Italian soccer.
Another Italian team, Palermo, is keen to sign the 24-year-old player to their roster, international sports site Goal reported. The team apparently arranged a meeting with Carbonero’s agent to discuss a potential deal.
Due to his performance for River Plate, where he has been on loan, both Italian clubs are trying to tempt the Colombian, who made an appearance as a substitute in Colombia’s 4-1 World Cup victory against Japan.
Barcelona drops out of race
Eurpoean sports site The Sports Campus reported Friday that Colombian Juan Cuadrado his being courted by European giants such as Manchester United and Chelsea.
Barcelona withdrew from the race to sign Cuadrado, who made himself known worldwide with his fast, attacking runs on the wing.
With Barcelona out of the race the two English titans will battle for the Colombian valued at $53 million by his current Italian club Fiorentina.
September will mark the end of transfer window, ending the courting season for Colombia’s top talent.
- Colombian Midfielder A Target For Inter (Forza Italian Football)
- United and Chelsea to fight for Colombian star (The Sports Campus)
- Inter y Palermo se disputan a Carbonero (Goal.com)