Inter Milan face competition from Chelsea and Manchester City for Corinthians midfielder Paulinho.

The youngster's agent, Bernardo, is in Italy this week, though leaves Milan today.

Both Inter and Bernardo have denied negotiations over Paulinho, though it's understood phone calls have been made.

Inter still need to agree a fee with Corinthians for the midfielder. The Brazilians are demanding €20 million and are confident of getting their valuation with City and Chelsea also keen.