Inter Milan defender Danilo D’Ambrosio has responded to the rumours linking his club with a move for Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez.
The Chilean winger has been tipped to return to Serie A, where he used to play for Udinese, with Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan the most strongly linked club. Inter are expected to sign him on loan with an obligation to buy him permanently next summer.
Reports earlier on Thursday suggested that Inter were still haggling with Man Utd over the 30-year-old’s wage package, however, with the Serie A giants unable to pay his full £350,000-per-week contract.
Sanchez missed training this morning, but Manchester Evening News confirm that his absence was due to him securing a visa for upcoming international matches with Chile, rather than due to the transfer speculation.
Nonetheless, Inter remain confident of signing Sanchez, with full-back D’Ambrosio commenting on his potential arrival in an interview assessing all the club’s summer signings with Sky Sport Italia.
“The Italian players [Inter have signed] know the Serie A championship and don’t need to integrate,” he said.
“I thought [Stefano] Sensi [brought in from Sassuolo] was a great player but not this strong.”
D’Ambrosio then voiced his opinion on two players who were teammates at Man Utd last season – Romelu Lukaku, whose move to Serie A has long since been made official, and Sanchez, who is expected to follow him.
“Lukaku has a physical dominance above the norm. Sanchez has quick and technical qualities, he would suit any team.”
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