Italian journalist is certain: Vidic will join Inter

Nemanja Vidic is likely to leave Manchester United this summer and Inter are becoming favourites to be his next club.

Despite frenzied speculation, Nemanja Vidic didn't move on in the January transfer window, but his contract expires at the end of the season.

AC Milan, Napoli, Juventus and Fiorentina were all linked to Vidic last month, but no Serie A side managed to lure him.

But Vidic isn't expected to sign a new deal at Old Trafford and looks set to find a fresh challenge at the age of 32.

Recent reports suggest that Inter, rather than any of their Italian rivals, are at the front of the queue to sign Vidic and the Nerazzurri may have already made contact with the player's representative.

And Sky Italia journalist Silvia Vallini is credited by renowned transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio on his website today as saying that Vidic to Inter is close to being a done deal.

Vallini claims that Inter are well ahead of the chasing pack for Vidic and want to finalise an agreement with the player in the next few days.

Inter chief Erik Thohir is under pressure to turn things around and make his mark on the squad after recent poor results.

A botched deal that would've seen star man Fredy Guarin join bitter rivals Juventus has damaged Thohir's relationship with fans, but he did make his first major coup when he landed Lazio midfielder Hernanes.

Di Marzio concludes by stating that Serie A is Vidic's destiny having been close to Fiorentina in January and that Inter are ready to pounce.

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