Arsenal defender Willing to Join Inter Milan
Inter Milan one more step will get a tough defender Arsenal, Shkodran Mustafi. The defender who once defended Sampdoria was rumored to have expressed willingness to join I Nerazzuri.
According to Sky Sport Italia sources, Gianluca Di Marzio, Inter need to reach an agreement with Arsenal, as the club owner Mustafi. Known, La Beneamata has submitted a loan proposal. Arsenal mentioned will only accept bids if accompanied by a permanent purchase option.
Mustafi joined Arsenal in 2014 for a fee of € 41 million from Valencia. However, the German international defender was rarely played. Overall, in three seasons, he only played in 38 games for the Gunners, with two goals and two assists. For that reason, Arsenal is not believed will not mind removing it.
Serie A itself is not a strange place for Mustafi. He is in Valencia (2014-2016), the 25-year-old defender has played for Sampdoria from January 2012 to July 2014. During that time, he appeared in 50 matches in Serie A.
Inter Milan include Mustafi as one of their target game, in addition to Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala. Both meet the criteria desired coach Luciano Spalletti. As is known, Inter need a new defender after selling two old defenders, Gary Medel (to Besiktas) and Jeison Murillo (to Valencia).
Just like Mustafi, Mangala also already want to play with Inter Milan. Even the French-blooded defender was even urged his club’s top officials to let him leave to Giuseppe Meazza.
Two Offensive Defenders
Inter Milan have completed the transfer of Dalbert Henrique from OGC Nice on 9 August 2017. (doc Inter Milan)
So far the new Inter get two wing-back, namely Dalbert Henrique and Joao Cancelo. Spalletti hinted that he still needs a central defender to strengthen his team’s defensive heart.
“Cancelo and Dalbert are very offensive, but we need them. Of course, we must find balance in defense, “said Spalletti.