Inter Milan could be forced to pull out of a January bid for Wolfsburg wing back Ricardo Rodriguez, according to calciomercato.it. Italian newspaper Tuttosport have said Rodriguez favours a move to Inter but it looks unlikely to happen this month.
Inter’s owners the Suning Group are wary of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play rules, and won’t sanction a permanent transfer which could cost £21million during this transfer window.
With the German club unlikely to agree to a loan deal with a purchase option, which looks like the only way a move will go ahead this month, it seems the coast is clear for either Arsenal or Chelsea to make a move in January if the Swiss international is interested.
Chelsea meanwhile were linked to the Swiss international in a report in the Sun. The newspaper says that Blues manager Antonio Conte is keen on strengthening his wing back positions with Marcos Alonso the only recognised player who can play in the position on the left hand side.