Report: Leicester want to sign Ivan Perisic

Ivan Perisic of FC Internazionale in action during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and Empoli FC at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on May 26, 2019 in Milan, Italy.

Leicester City are reportedly interested in signing the Inter Milan ace.

Ivan Perisic of FC Internazionale in action during the serie A match between SS Lazio and FC Internazionale at Stadio Olimpico on May 20, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

According to a report from Italian media outlet Tutto Mercato Web, Leicester City want to sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic this summer.

Brendan Rodgers has totally transformed the Foxes since taking over at the King Power Stadium earlier this year, and it is a sign of their progress that they are being linked with players like the Croatian.

The 30-year-old was in decent from for Inter last season, racking up nine goals and eight assists in 45 appearances in all competitions and he would undoubtedly be a useful addition for Leicester.

 

Perisic, a World Cup finalist with Croatia last summer, could be available for €35 million (£31 million) this summer, according to Tutto Mercato Web, and in today's day and age, that would represent decent value for money for the Foxes.

Good signing for Leicester?

Perisic is vastly experienced in playing at the very highest level, and he would bring a certain kind of quality and know-how to the east Midlands club.

Ivan Perisic #44 of FC Interernazionale runs during the International Champions Cup match between FC Bayern Munich and FC Internazionale at National Stadium on July 27, 2017 in Singapore.

He is on the wrong side of 30, however, so he might find it hard to adjust to the rigorous demands of the Premier League straight away.

Rodgers will undoubtedly be looked to add proven quality to his ranks at Leicester this summer, however, and Perisic would instantly make them a more potent force in the final third.

Ivan Perisic of FC Internazionale in action during the Serie A match between FC Internazionale and US Sassuolo at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 19, 2019 in Milan, Italy.

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