Inter Milan sceptical of Edin Dzeko deal

Inter Milan president Erick Thohir reveals that the club remains eager to sign Edin Dzeko, though he believes that the Manchester City striker is too expensive.

Inter Milan president Erick Thohir has revealed that the club remains keen on Edin Dzeko, though he believes that the Manchester City striker could be too expensive.

Dzeko, who scored 26 goals for City last season, has been repeatedly linked with a move to the San Siro during the past few months.

Despite Inter's interest in the forward, Thohir expects Dzeko to be valued too highly by the hierarchy at the Etihad Stadium.

"I like players like [Sergio] Busquets, Luiz Gustavo and Dzeko, but today we cannot afford top players. I hope we can tomorrow," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Dzeko joined City from Wolfsburg in 2011 for £27m.

Erik Lamela of Tottenham Hotspur battles with Joe Bennett of Aston Villa during the Capital One Cup third round match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park on September 24, 2013
Read Next:
Inter confirm Lamela interest
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account