Inter 'serious' about signing Paulo Dybala this summer

Matt O'Connor-Simpson
Dybala is out of contract in the summer
Dybala is out of contract in the summer / Marco Canoniero/GettyImages

Inter have been described as 'serious' about trying to sign Paulo Dybala on a free transfer when his contract expires this summer.

Dybala has been prolific since arriving in Turin in 2015, netting 112 goals in 281 games as well as registering 48 assists. After an underwhelming campaign last time out he has improved this season too, helping Juve muscle their way back into the top four race after a disastrous start.

However, his future has been in doubt for some time with Tottenham, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona among the clubs that have been linked with the forward. 90min revealed Inter's interest last month, and according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, they are 'serious' about taking him to Milan.

Dybala is set to have talks with Juventus on Thursday about a new contract and the Nerazzurri are monitoring the situation closely. Inter are said to have already made contact with the player's agent, and a face-to-face meeting could follow after he has spoken with the Bianconeri.

The report also claims that Inter cannot afford to match the offer the Juve made to Dybala before Christmas, but their chances have been boosted by the Old Lady lowering their proposal since then.

There is also thought to be a disagreement over the contract length. Dybala is looking for four years but Juve only want to give him three. Provided Inter can free up the required space in their budget, this could open the door for them to tempt the Argentine away from Turin.

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