The exciting display of Nicolas Pepe this past season with Lille have put many top team on alert. After strong link with Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, latest rumors claiming that Inter Milan are currently ahead.
France publication L’Equipe believes that Nerazzurri are taking a much advance step in trying to sign Pepe. The report claims that Inter have been preparing around 90 million Euro to make a bid for the attacker.
It’s a lot of money, but Nerazzurri have just get themselves out of FFP restrain so can afford to make heavy spending. Moreover, Inter management are also working to satisfy their new boss, Antonio Conte.
Signing someone like Conte means that La Beneamata’s chiefs are hoping for a super competitive season. The former Juventus boss is also known for his strong ideals, especially in terms of players.
Pepe himself seems to show many qualities that Conte are looking for in a wide attacking player. That’s why Inter are looking serious in pushing for the 24-year-old this summer.
However, despite leading the race for now, nothing is concrete as just yet since things can easily change in the market. Nerazzurri need to make a quick and concrete effort, but it still will need Lille’s approval.