Inter are considering raiding former coach Jose Mourinho's current club Real Madrid to snag Portuguese defender Pepe against the wishes of the 'Special One'.
Calciomercato reports that the Nerazzurri are looking to dip into the transfer market over the summer for defensive reinforcements and have highlighted Pepe's contract dispute in the Spanish captial as the ideal situation to take advantage of.
Pepe is holding out a €4.5 million per season in his new deal but Madrid are only prepared to offer him €3.5 million. The scenario has clearly frustrated Mourinho who sees the centre-back as a key member of his squad.
Inter plan to tempt los Merengues with a €12 million offer or risk Pepe leaving on a free when his contract expires in 2012.
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