Report: Inter closing on Manchester City man

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Inter are focussing on trying to sign Manchester City midfielder Javi Garcia, according to the latest reports in the Italian press.

Inter have made a fast start to their summer transfer campaign and it is being reported that they are closing in on a third signing in the form of Javi Garcia.

The Nerazzurri are looking to rebuild after a bruising campaign that saw one of Italy's biggest clubs have to settle for Europa League qualification.

Coach Walter Mazzarri has identified a lack of attacking options, but Inter are looking to address weaknesses all over the pitch.

The free transfer swoop for Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic was a massive coup and Inter seem to be paying close attention to England.

The second signing of the summer appears to be almost complete in Tom Ince, who is conducting contract negotiations with Inter directors.

Turin-based newspaper Tuttosport insists that the next signing will also come from English football as Inter continue to court Javi Garcia.

The Spanish defensive midfielder's agent recently denied that a switch to Inter was on the cards, insisting that nobody had made contact with him, but Tuttosport believes that was a smokescreen and Inter are getting closer to a deal.

Garcia has struggled to assert himself at City with Fernandinho and Yaya Toure ahead of him in the midfield pecking order and it has been reported that he would welcome a new challenge.

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