Spaniards target Inter forward.
La Liga giants Atletico Madrid are set to lock horns with Manchester United for the signature of talented Inter Milan playmaker Ricardo Alvarez at the end of the season, according to Sports Direct News.
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The Argentine star was linked with a move to Old Trafford during the January transfer window, though quickly made other arrangements in landing Chelsea’s Juan Mata instead, meaning that Atletico are now the favourites to bring him on board.
Alvarez had rejected a new contract offer from Inter earlier this month as he was apparently unhappy with the club signing Hernanes from Lazio, and in doing so has fuelled speculation that his future lies away from the San Siro this summer.
Hernanes, like Alvarez is more attack minded, and his presence has apparently paved the way for the 25-year-old to move on, and Atletico are said to be keen on landing his signature as a potential replacement for talented star Koke should he leave leave the Spanish capital.
Koke has recently emerged as a target for defending champions Barcelona and Simeone fears that his head is now turned and will need to find someone equally as talented to fill his boots.
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