Report: Inter Milan could request Chelsea to include 30-year-old in potential deal for Hakimi
Inter Milan could ask Chelsea to include Marcos Alonso in the potential transfer deal for Achraf Hakimi, according to Italian outlet Il Corriere dello Sport (via Calciomercato.it).
According to an earlier report by Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, Chelsea have already made an €60million (£51.5m) bid for the 22-year-old.
But the Blues have also offered a couple of players; Emerson Palmieri and Andreas Christensen in the potential deal.
Some Chelsea fans were unsurprisingly unhappy when they heard that Christensen could be part of the possible deal, but Inter seem to have reportedly wanted a different player instead.
Il Corriere dello Sport claims that Inter were initially not open to selling Hakimi in a player-plus-cash deal but their chiefs could change their mind if the player involved is Alonso.
The report suggests that Inter have made the 30-year-old their preferred left-back target and could request his inclusion in the potential Hakimi deal with Chelsea.
While the Alonso is ahead of Emerson in Thomas Tuchel’s left-back pecking order, it is very unlikely that Chelsea would be against his departure this summer.
The Blues have struggled to trim their squad in the last year due to the coronavirus situation which has severely limited most European clubs’ spending power.
This, however, could be an opportunity to do so.