Inter set to pounce for Man United director

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According to the latest reports, Inter are close to luring Manchester United Chief Operating Officer Michael Bolingbroke.

It has been a tough season for Manchester United and it seems that the back-room staff are targets for other clubs as well as the players.

It is being suggested in the Italian and British press that Inter have persuaded Manchester United Chief Operating Officer Michael Bolingbroke to jump ship and come to San Siro.

Bolingbroke is an important figure at Old Trafford and losing him to another club will be a jolt to United, but the club have reportedly insisted that his new role is a promotion so they won't stand in his way.

It was announced last week that Bolingbroke had handed in his resignation in a move that was said to have shocked United.

Inter owner Erick Thohir is said to be looking to imitate some of United's success globally and reportedly sees Bolingbroke as a step in the right direction.

Thohir and Inter director Marco Fassone have been in London and watched Chelsea beat Paris Saint-Germain.

They are reportedly in England for talks with Bolingbroke as well as to watch several potential transfer targets.

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