Last month, reports mounted of three teams being interested in pursuing a transfer deal for Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar. Among those teams listed was Paris Saint-Germain. Club legend Thiago Silva will leave PSG later this month, so the board may be looking to immediately shore up its backline depth.
Now, the future of Skriniar at Inter may depend on one ongoing off-field situation. According to the Italian-based outlet Tuttosport, Inter will resolve Skriniar’s transfer dilemma after it comes to a resolution surrounding the future of manager Antonio Conte. The report mentions that if Conte decides to leave Inter after just one season, the club would prefer to keep Skriniar.
Per the report, Inter does not deem Skriniar as untouchable anymore due to recent performances under Conte’s three at the back tactical system. But if Conte leaves and the new manager reverts to the traditional four-man defensive line, there is a belief that the center-back could return to his days as a dominant world-class defender.
If PSG truly wants to begin negotiations on a deal for Skriniar, the club will now have to be patient and see out how the Conte saga will unfold at Inter.
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