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Manchester United to swap Smalling for Serie A winger?


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Inter willing to include Perisic in a part-exchange deal for Smalling
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Inter Milan could reportedly include Ivan Perisic as a makeweight as they look to land the signature of Chris Smalling from Manchester United. 

Smalling spent the previous campaign on loan with AS Roma and he made a good impact in his 38 appearances across all competitions.

Roma have been unable to sign him permanently due to the £18.5m price tag, but an intermediary is still trying to negotiate a possible deal.

Amidst this, FCInterNews claims that the Nerazzurri could be willing to include Perisic as part of the deal to sign Smalling this summer.

Perisic spent the 2019/2020 season on loan with Bayern Munich where he registered eight goals and 10 assists across all competitions.

The European champions were looking to sign him permanently for £9.5m, but a deal failed to materialise due to the non-negotiable £13m price tag.

United have been long-term admirers of Perisic and it remains to be seen whether they are interested in signing him in a part-exchange deal for Smalling.