Inter and Manchester City were in negotiations to exchange Carlos Tevez with Wesley Sneijder, reveals the Argentine's agent.
There had been many reports of this deal in the works over the summer, but nothing ever came of them.
“The Nerazzurri tried to set up an exchange between Tevez and Sneijder, but the negotiations were not remotely simple,” Kia Joorobchian told De Telegraaf.
“The talks collapsed completely once the Citizens signed Samir Nasri.”
Inter are now resuming their interest in Tevez, who will be available in January for a cut-price fee due to his problems at Man City.
The striker refused to come off the bench in the 2-0 Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich this week and has been suspended for two weeks by his club.