While Fabian Schar is in no rush to leave FC Basel, the Swiss centre-back would be more than open to a move to Inter Milan in the future.
The likes of Arsenal and Manchester United might need to move fast if either want to acquire the services of FC Basel’s Fabian Schar this month, with the Swiss centre-back admitting to Blick that he could be tempted into a move to Inter Milan.
Schar, 23, has been starring in both the Swiss Super League and Champions League for the past two seasons, with his impressive performances attracting the interest of a host of top European clubs.
The Guardian are just one of the newspapers in recent months to report Arsenal’s interest in his signature, while the Mirror revealed in November that Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal had sent scouts to watch him in Champions League action on several occasions.
Inter look to be the nine-time capped international’s preferred destination at present, however, although, with a fresh contract until 2016, he has stressed that he is in no desperate rush to move.
"Inter is a perfect place," he told the Swiss national newspaper. "But I still have a contract in Basel and am very happy here. At the moment I'm not worried about the future.
"I have a one-and-a-half-year contract and am under no pressure to do something at the moment.”.
With both the Gunners and United after defensive reinforcements this month, Schar would be an appealing target given his age, potential and European experience, but there have been no reports of concrete approaches being made at this point.