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Brazil international is wanted by both Italian giants, but agent suggests it's Juve who are in pole position after making their intentions known with a formal bid

Lyon's Michel Bastos has an offer from Juventus, but Inter have now entered the fray, his agent has claimed.

Bastos, 27, is tied to the Stade Gerland outfit until 2013, but with the Italian clubs seemingly scrambling for his signature, a summer move could materialise.

Juve had looked like the front runners for the Brazilian as they continue searching for a wide man on the left, but La Gazzetta dello Sport revealed that Inter have now joined the race.

Agent Emmanuel Kerchove has confirmed the interest from the San Siro club, but made it clear that it was the Old Lady who arranged a substantial offer first.

"I confirm the interest from Inter in Bastos, but the Bianconeri have moved first, and they have presented a concrete offer," the agent told Calciomercato.it.

"He does not have a preference for Inter or Juventus. He likes football and wants to play," added Kerchove.

Bastos is expected to gain a EU passport over the coming weeks which could facilitate his move to Serie A as he would not impact the non-EU quota measures in place there.

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