Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Perisic Is 'Determined to Stay at Inter Milan'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Perisic Is 'Determined to Stay at Inter Milan'

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IVAN Perisic is 'determined to stay' at Inter Milan despite being heavily linked with a move to United, according to boss Luciano Spalletti.

The Croatian was named in Inter's 28-man squad for their pre-season tour of China and Singapore and played in all three of their International Champions Cup wins against Lyon, Bayern Munich and Chelsea.

But that has not quelled talk of Perisic making the move to United as Jose Mourinho looks to complete a fourth signing before the transfer window shuts on August 31.

M.E.N. Sport understands that the winger 'appreciates' and 'enjoys' the work of Mourinho and had been planning for life at Old Trafford earlier this summer.

But Spalletti believes Perisic has since had a change of heart.

"Perisic is determined to stay," he told Sky Sport Italia.

"There was a moment [when he considered moving], but then he spoke like a footballer who is interested in doing the right thing for his professionalism and he drew a conclusion. …

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