Mourinho eyeing Italy ace Federico Bernardeschi as alternative to Perisic

source: talksport

Manchester United are ready to swoop for Chelsea target Federico Bernardeschi if they cannot tie up a deal for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic.

United have been tracking Perisic since the end of the season and they are prepared to part with £26m to sign him.

That amount, though, is some way short of Inter’s £44m valuation and they are refusing to lower their demands.

It means United are being priced out of a move for the Croatian and, according to reports in Italy, they could swoop for Bernardeschi instead.

The forward was in fine form for Fiorentina last season and he is already a target for Chelsea and Juventus.

Bernardeschi does have a price tag of close to £40m, but given the fact he is 23 United may feel he is better value for money than a deal for the 28-year-old Perisic.

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