Dutch star could leave San Siro.
Manchester United and Manchester City are on red alert after Inter Coach Andrea Stramaccioni hinted that playmaker Wesley Sneijder could be sold this summer.
United have been monitoring Sneijder for over a year and boss Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Dutch schemer could be the perfect replacement for 37-year-old Paul Scholes.
But neighbours City have also emerged as rivals for his signature, with the Champions ready to spend-big to beat United to the classy midfielder.
Inter coach Stramaccioni is in the process of rebuilding his squad after being handed the reigns on a permanent basis this month.
The 36-year-old tactician was initially appointed as caretaker following the sacking of former Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri in March.
Stramaccioni has already allowed Brazilian defender Lucio and veteran forward Diego Forlan to leave the club, while fellow ageing stars Julio Cesar and Dejan Stankovic have been told they can leave the San Siro, with the latter interesting West Ham.
And the Italian has now admitted Sniejder could also be sold.
“Sneijder is fundamental from a technical and tactical point of view, but I can’t say that he is not for sale,” the Italian declared, reports football411.
“That would be an abuse of my power. I would only ask the president to think carefully should an important offer arrive.”
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