Former Liverpool youth lined up for Inter switch despite PL interest

A whole host of top clubs are chasing Blackpool midfielder Tom Ince, with Italian giants Inter Milan favourites.

England Under-21 star Tom Ince is a man in demand, with the Express reporting that former club Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City are all in the market for the winger.

Despite the interest from such elite Premier League sides, the paper goes on to say that he is set to follow in the footsteps of his father Paul Ince by heading to Inter Milan for an Italian adventure.

The younger Ince has enjoyed his first taste of Premier League football this year, featuring on loan for Crystal Palace from Championship side Blackpool. The Liverpool academy graduate made 8 appearances for Tony Pulis' side since arriving on loan in January, scoring 1 goal. His contract is up next month and he can move to foreign clubs on a free transfer. Palace want to retain the 22-year-old but face a battle against some of the best teams in Europe.

Ince had enjoyed three productive seasons at Bloomfield Road, netting 33 goals in 113 league games, a bout of form that saw him linked with top divisions across the continent.

Inter's technical director Piero Ausilio confirmed to the media that he was seeking to bring the winger to the San Siro, with a deal yet to be confirmed.

"He's a young player with an expiring contract who is weighing up several offers," he said.

"It's definitely not a done deal for Ince. It's an intriguing possibility, him coming here in his father's footsteps."

Former England captain Paul Ince joined Inter in 1995 from Manchester United, enjoying a two year spell in Italy before returning to England with Liverpool.

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