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Inter target Nainggolan and Barella for the midfield

After qualifying for the Champions League group stage on the final day of the season, Inter are looking for reinforcements on the transfer market.

After speaking at a press conference earlier today head coach Luciano Spaletti about the club’s plans on the transfer market, Gianluca Di Marzio confirmed Inter’s interest in two midfielders.

At the moment it is impossible for Inter to activate Rafinha’s buyout clause, at least until June 30 when they need to meet their FFP requirements.

In case the Barcelona midfielder can’t be signed, Spaletti’s first choice is Radja Nainggolan, who Roma value at no less than €40 million. As the Belgian also earns €5 million a season, this would be an expensive operation.

While much depends on the will of Nainggolan, Spaletti insists and asks his sporting director, Piero Ausilio, to understand the possibility of signing Roma’s star midfielder.

The other name Di Marzio mentions in his report is Nicolò Barella of Cagliari.

This morning Ausilio met with Barella’s agent to express Inter’s interest in the 21-year-old Italian.

No negotiations have gotten started yet but Inter have their eyes set on two targets for Spaletti.

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