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Inter Milan 'make contact with Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen'

Inter Milan 'make contact with Jan Vertonghen'
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Inter Milan reportedly make contact with Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen after identifying the Belgian as a possible replacement for Milan Skriniar.

Inter Milan have reportedly made contact with Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen over a possible summer switch to San Siro.

The 32-year-old's contract in North London expires at the end of this season, and talks over an extension have stalled despite both the player and manager Jose Mourinho being keen to agree terms.

Vertonghen has been free to speak to overseas clubs since January having entered the final six months of his contract, and the Evening Standard reports that Inter have already made contact.

The Belgium international has slipped down the pecking order in recent weeks following the emergence of Japhet Tanganga, although he did make his first league start for a month in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Chelsea.

Mourinho has favoured a centre-back pairing of Davinson Sanchez and Toby Alderweireld, the latter of whom committed his future to the club in December with his previous deal also winding down.

Inter are understood to view Vertonghen as a possible replacement for Milan Skriniar, who has been linked with a move to Manchester City this summer.

Antonio Conte's side have already signed Christian Eriksen from Spurs for a cut-price £17m fee this year, while they have also brought in Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, Ashley Young and Victor Moses from other Premier League clubs this season.

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