Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly considering signing Ivan Perisic from Chelsea .
Chelsea are now looking for a new player on the left side. They only have Marcos Alonso in that post.
Because Ben Chilwell suffered a severe knee injury. He had to be out for quite a while.
Chelsea has actually been linked with several names in the post. However, their efforts so far have yielded no results.
Chelsea eyeing Perisic
Now Chelsea reportedly have a new aim to fill the post. He is a winger belonging to Inter Milan, Ivan Perisic.
The news was reported by the Mirror . The report states that Thomas Tuchel sees Perisic as the ideal option to strengthen his side’s left area.
But there is something else that impressed Tuchel on Perisic. The Croatian player is known to be flexible and can play in a number of other posts.
Perisic can not only play as a left midfielder.
Inter Milan itself is said to be ready to release the 32-year-old player. Moreover, his contract at the Giuseppe Meazza expires in the summer of 2022.
However, Chelsea are not alone in chasing Ivan Perisic. Reportedly Perisic is also interested by Tottenham and Arsenal.
But the report provides good news for Chelsea. Perisic is said to prefer to join Chelsea than the other two London clubs.
5 potential replacements for Ivan Perisic at Inter Milan
Inter Milan is currently looking for a replacement for Ivan Perisic. The Croatian is reportedly set to leave the Nerazzurri at the end of the season.
Perisic’s contract with Inter will expire at the end of this season. He has so far not been willing to sign a new contract at the Giuseppe Meazza.
So far, the negotiation process for Perisic’s new contract is deadlocked. Inter objected to his high salary of 5 million euros per season.
Perisic can be released for free at the end of this season. For that, Inter need to move quickly to find a replacement.
Here are five players who could replace Ivan Perisic at Inter Milan.
Filip Kostic is Inter Milan’s top priority as a replacement for Ivan Perisic. Currently the Serbian player is strengthening Eintracht Frankfurt.
The Nerazzuri are reportedly planning a bid to sign Kostic. They want to bring in the 29-year-old player in the January transfer market.
Kostic has made 14 appearances in all competitions this season. In that period he scored three goals and contributed five assists
Ramy Bensebaini started his career at Paradou AC. He then joined Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2019.
The Moroccan player is currently the mainstay of coach Adi Hutter. He has made seven appearances scoring two goals and one assist this season.
Bensebaini still has a contract at Borussia-Park until 2023. The 26-year-old defender is reportedly also interested in AS Roma.
Robin Gosens has enough experience playing in Serie A. The German player has been strengthening Atalanta since 2017.
Gosens’ performance skyrocketed under the tutelage of coach Gian Piero Gasperini. He appeared quite productive by scoring goals and assists for his team.
Gosens has scored two goals and provided an assist in eight appearances this season. He also contributed two goals from 13 caps with the German national team.
Caio Henrique is currently playing for AS Monaco. The 24-year-old has been wearing a Monaco costume since August 2020.
Until now, Caio has appeared in 57 matches in various events. He was able to contribute 12 assists from these appearances.
Thanks to his slick performance, Caio attracted a number of big European clubs. The player is reportedly on the radar of PSG and Barcelona.
Alfonso Pedraza’s career started at the Villarreal academy. The 25-year-old managed to break into the first team in 2015.
After being promoted to the first team, Pedraza spent more time on loan at another team. He only had the opportunity to appear regularly at Villarreal in the 2018/19 season.
This season, Pedraza has made 11 appearances in all competitions for Villarreal. He contributed two assists from that appearance.