Inter made an initial move to sign Antonio Candreva from Cesena this month, his representative has revealed.
“Inter were interested in Candreva, but the hesitation of Luc Castaignos in joining Cesena as part of the deal saw the switch collapse,” agent Federico Pastorello told SportItalia.
The Nerazzurri have spent this month looking for some new midfield options and they are expected to confirm at least one fresh arrival before the transfer window closes this evening.
Colombian international Frey Guarin has touched down in Italy ahead of his move from Porto.
Meanwhile, there are also suggestions that Juraj Kucka – who Inter part own – could join the Nerazzurri on loan for the rest of the season from Genoa.
Candreva, meanwhile, is still a target for Napoli.