Podolski could well be following Vidic to the San Siro.
Lukas Podolski could well be following Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic to Inter Milan as the Arsenal star’s agent refuses to rule out the move.
The Sun reports that the Gunners are open to selling the Germany international, but only if their valuation of £11m is met by the buyer.
This is the price that the north London side paid Cologne for Podolski in the summer of 2012 and they want to at least make that money back if they are to sell.
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Now the 28-year-old’s agent Nassim Touihri has added fuel to the speculation regarding his client’s future and a transfer to Inter.
“At the moment we do not know what will happen in the future,” Touihri was quoted by the Metro.
“Inter an interesting club that wants to invest as it has recently also signed Vidic.
“Cologne is his heart and his passion. But at the moment it is too early to say where Podolski end of play.”
Whatever happens Podolski is likely to wait until after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil to make a decision, with the forward expected to pay a big part in Germany’s bid to win the tournament.
Whilst the attacker is settled at the Emirates Stadium a lack of first team opportunities is beginning to frustrate the German.
Inter’s new owner Erick Thorir is keen to start an overhaul of the Nerazzurri squad after poor results in recent times and the signing of Vidic is just the start of what is expected to be a busy summer of business for the Serie A club.
Podolski has impressed since joining from Cologne, scoring 22 goals and providing 14 assists in 56 matches in all competitions, operating generally from the left flank but also with the ability to play as an out-and-out striker.
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