Wesley Sneijder’s agent now insists “an imminent transfer to Galatasaray is impossible” as he won’t speak to the Turkish club, opening the door for Premier League offers.
Inter have already accepted the €10m offer from Galatasaray and it’s claimed they have already exchanged paperwork. Sneijder's agent had told Turkish media that "things will be clear on Saturday," but contradicted that in another interview.
“We have not spoken to Galatasaray about a contract, so an imminent transfer is impossible,” agent Soren Lerby told Voetbal International in Holland.
“Wesley and Yolanthe will decide if there should be any further contact. Up until that moment, Wesley will be free to make his decisions.
“Lately I have received many phone calls from Turkey, but I see the international dialling code and reject the calls.
“Inter have a deal with Galatasaray? In all honesty, I know nothing about it. Inter haven’t told me anything. I wouldn’t expect any quick developments, though.”
After Galatasaray declared they wanted an answer within days, it is reported that Sneijder and his agent are stalling in the hope that ‘better’ proposals come in.
The Dutchman would prefer the Premier League, as Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United and even Chelsea have all been linked.
It would be a surprise move to Stamford Bridge, as Sneijder did not get on with Rafa Benitez when they were together for six months at Inter.