Report: Inter look to Spurs flop Soldado

Roberto Soldado

If Inter are unable to land Edin Dzeko or Fernando Torres, as looks increasingly likely, they could turn to Roberto Soldado.

Roberto Soldado has been one of the flops of the Premier League season but that doesn't seem to have put Inter off considering signing him.

The Spanish marksman has been unrecognisable at Tottenham from the man who was so lethal for Valencia and he has admitted he probably would've already left if he were younger.

While Soldado managed a remarkable 59 goals in 101 games for Valencia, prompting Spurs to pay £26m for him, he has only managed nine in all competitions this term, mostly from the penalty spot.

But Inter haven't forgotten Soldado's past goal scoring exploits and the Corriere dello Sport believes he could be on their summer shopping list.

The main summer transfer priority for Inter is a striker. Manchester City man Edin Dzeko was said to be first choice, but any move for him seems impossible. 

Inter have reportedly spoken to Chelsea regarding a loan deal for Fernando Torres, but Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has categorically ruled out his departure, although his wages were always a formidable stumbling block anyway.

The Corriere dello Sport claims that Inter have redrawn their list and are now eyeing either Soldado or Alvaro Negredo of Manchester City.

Although Negredo has been dwarfed by Dzeko of late, he remains an ambitious target as he has scored 23 times this season for the Premier League champions and would command a very large fee.

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