Alvaro Pereira is heading to San Siro after his agent confirmed “Porto are negotiating with Inter” for a €13m move.
The Uruguayan international can play on the left of defence or midfield, so essentially sharing the role with Javier Zanetti.
“You’d have to ask his club about the status of talks,” agent Flavio Perchman told Calciomercato.it.
“Porto are negotiating with Inter. Are we confident? I don’t know, you’d have to ask Porto.”
It is reported the deal will be worth around €13m and a four-year contract offered to the 26-year-old.
Representative Perchman also spoke to Portuguese radio station Radio Renascença.
“There are negotiations happening now, but as soon as Porto reach an agreement with the club, then we will enter the fray.
“It is an Italian team, but I cannot say which one...”
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