Man United could make a surprise move for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, according to the Calciomercato reports.
The 27-year-old winger has been one of Inter’s star performers this term and attracted interest from hosts of European clubs, in 18 Serie A games Perisic ha scored 6 goals and created four chances for his teammates.
Mourinho who has helped Inter Milan to win the Champions League title and now he wants to steal Croatian forward from them during the January transfer window, Liverpool, Everton, and Tottenham are all said to have Perisic on their radar, while Ligue 1 defending champions.
According to the Calciomercato reports, Man United are clear favorites to sign 27-year-old forward and the main reason for that is Mourinho’s influence at his former club to help secure the deal.
Inter manager Stefano Pioli is supposedly seeking to bolster his squad after the Chinese owner’s maid it clear that they are ready to splash money and the Inter Milan are unlikely to allow their star player leave.
However, Mourinho is said to be a fan of Perisic’s ‘tactically flexibility’ and identified him as a replacement for Dutch winger Memphis Depay who could leave the team this month.