Juventus move to trump Inter Milan for Porto midfielder Fernando

Inter Milan face Juventus competition for Porto midfielder Fernando.

Inter Milan face Juventus competition for Porto midfielder Fernando.

After hearing of Fernando turning down a new deal at Porto, Inter GM Marco Branca had hopes of securing him to a pre-contract in January ahead of a Bosman move next summer.

However, Corriere dello Sport says Juve are also alive to Fernando's situation and want to do immediate business with Porto.

Porto, resigned to losing the player when his contract expires in June, will listen to offers in January and will welcome Juve sparking an auction for Fernando.

 
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