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Giulianelli: Perisic to Man Utd makes sense; Pirlo should choose Inter over Chelsea; Deulofeu Barcelona option

No matter how the season will end for Inter Milan, surely the next summer will have many surprises and changes for their supporters.

The new Chinese owner, Suning, has in mind to invest a lot, as already explained in my past columns, in order to build up a very competitive team, able to show their strength at the highest levels.

Someone, of course, will also leave the club: Ivan Perisic is reported to be wanted by Jose Mourinho for his Manchester United, where he needs a reliable winger to count on. The offer could be around €60 million. The sacrifice of the Croatian player could be useful to bring in some very important and talented young stars: two names on the top of the list: Domenico Berardi from Sassuolo and Federico Bernardeschi of Fiorentina.

This could be the project: selling one star in order to buy potentially top players.


Let's talk about Gerard Deulofeu: his impact at AC Milan has been so positive that Barcelona are very close to taking him back for an amount of €12 million - which they will pay to Everton.

In Spain they call it 'recompra' - the right of buying him back. But Milan supporters don't have to be worried about this.

Why? Because formally the Blaugrana will take back the talent developed in their cantera: the new manager, who will replace Luis Enrique, will have the chance to judge him and then he will decide whether to take him at Barca or let him go away.

In case they decide to sell him, Milan will have a sort of first refusal.


Despite the rumours of these days, Andrea Pirlo won't be part of Antonio Conte's staff at Chelsea. The manager himself has denied what the press reported, telling a media conference: "He wants to keep on playing football".

Pirlo, who will be 38 in May, still feels himself to be a player and hasn't in his heart to stop his career yet.

And, just to provoke, why not try ending his career at his second home, Inter? With the team again ambitious, he could bring experience and charisma, two very important ingredients if you want to build up a winning team.


We know many things about the new Inter owner from China, that is Suning - about whom I've already spoken. Over the opposite side of the city, we don't know almost anything about Li Yonghong, the likely new owner of AC Milan, together with Han Li, his man Friday.

Li Yonghong is a reserved businessman in China, we don't have public information about his companies and business: the mystery of the Milan changeover carries on.

Let's see how it will go in my next columns.

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