There are reports Wesley Sneijder’s time at Inter is coming to an end in January with a €20m Manchester United offer ready to be accepted.
The Dutchman has been out of action since September 26 with a groin and upper thigh injury, but during this period his teammates have been on a spectacular winning streak.
Coach Andrea Stramaccioni realises he’ll have to readjust his winning formula to accommodate Sneijder and this has fuelled rumours that he could be sold in January.
Sir Alex Ferguson has never disguised his interest in the 28-year-old and made bids in the past, but the former Real Madrid midfielder is no longer considered essential.
Eyebrows were also raised on Friday when Sneijder’s wife Yolanthe confirmed he had been banned from using Twitter by the club, even if the messages were complimentary to Inter.
It could well be because Stramaccioni continues to maintain Sneijder is recovering, whereas the player has stated he feels fit.