Newcastle, Sunderland keen on Inter Milan’s Obi

Premier League clubs are showing considerable interest in Inter Milan’s Joel Obi according to his agent.

Premier League clubs are showing considerable interest in Inter Milan’s Joel Obi according to his agent.

The 22-year old Nigerian midfielder made just three appearances for the Serie A club last season because of injury but it is believed that Tyne-Wear rivals Newcastle United and Sunderland are both attracted to his qualities.

"I can say that Joel is a player liked in the Premier League," his agent Renzo Contratto told FC Inter News. "The guy had a difficult season but now is fine.

"He will leave for the Inter pre-season and then we'll see what the club wants to do.

"Obi is an Inter player and has a contract until 2017 but from now to the market's end, no one can predict what will happen.”

 
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