Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini is reportedly preparing a move for Chelsea right-back Branislav Ivanovic when his contract expires at the end of this season.
The Italian giants have recently been scouting the Serbian defender, whose form has been poor this season despite previously being regarded as one of the best in the world in his position.
Chelsea may now decide against renewing Ivanovic’s contract, with Inter ready to pounce for him on a free transfer in the summer, according to the Daily Mirror.
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Recent reports also suggest the Blues could be losing a number of other big names in the coming months, including Eden Hazard and John Terry.