Perisic Confirms Manchester United Interest; Fuels Further Speculation

Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic celebrates scoring their second goal.

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Ivan Perisic has once again sparked enormous speculation with regards to his future.

The Inter Milan superstar has been linked with a switch to Manchester United during several of the previous transfer windows, and the upcoming windows appear set to follow the trend thanks to his recent comments.

Ahead of his Italian side’s Champions League encounter with Tottenham Hotspur, Perisic was once again asked about his desire to play in the Premier League.

“I have always said this is my dream, in football everything is possible, we will see in the future. Now I’m focusing on Inter,” the Croatian international readily admitted.

Further, in a recent exclusive interview with the latest edition of the Four Four Two magazine, the winger also shed light on the consistent reports of his supposed transfer to Manchester United in the past.

When asked how close to came to actually becoming a Red Devil, Perisic honestly replied: “It’s true that an offer from Manchester United was on the table and that I was close to leaving Inter.

“But I decided to stay and, as I said, (manager Luciano) Spalletti’s perseverance to keep me played a big role. In football, small details in these situations are key.”

However, the 29-year-old did admit that he still wishes to play in as many top leagues as possible, whilst also adding: “I hope Inter fans can understand my point of view.”