Inter are hoping to get an early deal for Atalanta winger Dejan Kulusevski, currently on loan at Parma, but the price-tag is €40m and climbing.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper, the Nerazzurri are determined to beat the competition from clubs such as Juventus, Milan, Roma and Premier League sides by starting negotiations now for Kulusevski.
The Sweden Under-21 international is making a big impact at Parma, scoring two goals and providing five assists in just 12 Serie A appearances.
Still only 19, he plays primarily on the right wing, but can also move to the left or in a deeper role.
Parma and Atalanta have both stated they have no intention of selling him in January, so the talks are all in preparation for next summer.
The price-tag is reportedly already at €40m and could go higher if Kulusevski continues to impress.
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