Wesley Sneijder revealed that Inter ruined his potential move to Manchester United in 2010. “Too much money was asked for.”
The creative midfielder had been in negotiations, but remained with the Nerazzurri until January when he was sold to Galatasaray.
“We had some talks with Alex Ferguson back in 2010,” he told Galatasaray Dergisi.
“They contacted the club after our Treble season but too much money was asked for. And I was also happy at Inter so I decided to stay.
“Manchester United are a fantastic club and they kept showing interest after that year but not as determined as before.
“I don't give much thought about proposed transfers, if I'm happy somewhere, I'm happy there.”
Sneijder was sold during the January transfer window following a contract dispute with Inter, which saw him frozen out for several months.