Monday August 26 2019
Inter eye Joao Mario-Pellegri swap?

Inter are reportedly working on a deal that would see Joao Mario swap clubs with Monaco striker Pietro Pellegri.

Joao Mario remains on Inter’s books with a week of the transfer window remaining, despite the midfielder having no place in Antonio Conte’s plans.

Now, as per Sport Mediaset, a solution could come in the form of Monaco, whose Coach Leonardo Jardim knows his fellow Portuguese well from their time together at Sporting CP.

Talks would be under way over a season-long loan for the midfielder, with Pellegri moving to San Siro on the same basis.

The former Genoa attacker broke out for the Grifone aged just 15 and is still only 18.

However, a big-money move to the principality in January 2018 has so far yielded just one goal in six appearances due to two thigh operations in the past 11 months.

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