Juventus Coach Antonio Conte is reportedly hoping to beat Inter to a deal for Manchester City’s Aleksandar Kolarov.
The Serbian has slipped down the pecking order at the Premier League champions and their manager Roberto Mancini is willing to listen to offers for him.
Kolarov has notable Serie A experience after spending three years with Lazio, establishing himself as a powerful left-back with a set-piece speciality.
Conte sees Kolarov as adaptable enough to play down the left wing in either Juve’s 3-5-2 or 4-3-3 systems.
City would want to recoup the approximate €12m that they paid for the 26-year-old, but Juve might prefer a season-long loan deal with an option to buy.
Inter are also monitoring the player with a view to bringing him back to Italy.