Agent Of Real Madrid Midfielder Wesley Sneijder Admits To Talks With Inter

The representative has spoken with the Nerazzurri, but said that the Dutchman is still likely to stay in Spain.
Real Madrid midfielder Wesley Sneijder has recently been linked with a move to Serie A champions Inter, and although the player's agent, Soren Lerby, admitted there has been contact with the Italians, he explained a deal is not yet on the cards.

"For some time there has been talk of a move for Sneijder to Inter, but the reality is that anyone who wants to buy him must simply satisfy the demands of the club," the representative told 24oredisport.

"Sneijder definitely wants a club that can guarantee his constant use."

“The demands” the agent is referring to total €25 million, a figure that the Beneamata have been reluctant to meet.

Last week, reports emerged the sides were close to agreeing a loan deal, with the option to buy the Utrecht-born player for around €18m, however, it appears that the free-spending Spanish giants want to recoup more of the €27m they originally spent in 2007.

"A few days ago I spoke with someone from Inter, but the problem is the money required by Real,” Lerby continued. “The possibility he remains in Madrid is still quite high."

The agent has softened his stance slightly - he previously claimed that there was no way Sneijder would be leaving the club this summer as he was still considered an important squad member by coach Manuel Pellegrini.

Adam Scime, Goal.com


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