Paulo Dybala could be the subject of an audacious swoop from Juventus’ Serie A rivals Inter.
The Argentine forward has a contract at the Allianz Stadium until June 2022 and previous reports had suggested a renewal was a mere formality.
However, it seems the situation is not quite as simple as once thought.
TOP STORY – INTER TO PLAY THE LONG GAME WITH DYBALA?
Prominent Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri explained there is the possibility that Juve’s pursuit of Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic may open up the opportunity for the Dybala move to take place.
Inter have had their financial troubles, which led to the exits of Romelu Lukaku and Achraf Hakimi in the last window.
But the Nerazzurri are attempting to offload huge earner Alexis Sanchez, which could free up funds to bring Dybala to San Siro.
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