Alexis Sánchez has looked a different player since the restart as the forward scored twice and set-up seven more goals for his Inter Milan teammates.
The Nerazzurri took him on loan from Manchester United and the temporary deal expires in the first week of August.
Three days ago, FcInterNews reported the Serie A side want to keep him beyond this season and the Chilean’s desire is also to continue at the San Siro.
Fussball Transfers also explain Inter’s idea to retain the former Arsenal star, and they also give insight on how they plan to achieve it.
It’s claimed Antonio Conte’s side are ‘already working’ on an exchange operation with the Red Devils, and as part of the deal, they will send Ivan Perišić in the opposite direction.
The 31-year-old is on loan at Bayern Munich and the player is unlikely to have a future at the Bavarian club or Inter. FT are of the belief the Premier League could be the player’s next destination.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants his side to strengthen the wide positions and Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho has been their priority target. He’s valued in excess of €100m.
According to the report, Perišić will be a ‘cheap investment’ for United because Inter recently asked €15m for him, and in return, the Old Trafford club would allow the South American to join Conte’s side on a permanent transfer.
This sounds more like a direct swap deal without any sort of money involved.
Fussball Transfers only state Inter are working on an exchange operation, and they don’t explain whether or not United are willing to accept a swap deal involving Perišić and Sánchez.