Inter weigh up move for unsettled Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko

Frank de Boer has confirmed Inter Milan's interest in Newcastle United's Moussa Sissoko.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 20 August, 2016, 12:49
Moussa Sissoko

Sissoko – who is out of this afternoon's game against Bristol City at Ashton Gate with an ankle problem – is desperate to leave the club in the wake of relegation.

But Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez wants to keep the 27-year-old at St James's Park.

United are yet to receive a firm bid for the £35million-rated France international, who starred at Euro 2016.

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However, Inter manager de Boer is considering a move for him and Sporting Lisbon's Joao Mario.

"We need a strong team, and perhaps it's true that our midfield is not complete yet at the moment," said de Boer.

"We will have to keep a close eye on what happens on the transfer market. Joao Mario and Sissoko are interesting players."