Inter Milan and AC Milan are reportedly interested in signing Porto and Iran forward Mehdi Taremi in January.
According to the Italian news website Gazzetta.it.
During the summer transfer window, Taremi was a target for both Inter and Milan.
The present contract of the 31-year-old Iranian international with Porto expires at the end of June 2024.
As a result, there was some interest among other European clubs, particularly the Nerazzurri and the Rossoneri, in taking advantage of Taremi’s circumstances and making a summer move for him.
Reportedly, Porto gave Inter an asking price in excess of €25 million during the summer. And Milan also tried to sign Taremi, going right until the final day of the summer window. But the Nerazzurri made the decision not to move for Taremi at Porto’s asking price, instead going in for Bologna striker Marko Arnautovic at a considerably lower fee. And the Rossoneri missed out on the Iranian on deadline day. They instead got a short-term deal done for former Fiorentina, Real Madrid, and Eintracht Frankfurt striker Nikola Jovic.
Inter & AC Milan Could Reignite Mehdi Taremi Interest In January
According to the Gazzetta, both Inter and Milan could resume their respective pursuits in January, with the Nerazzurri feeling they have little choice but to invest in a striker in the window after Arnautovic’s injury exposed a lack of depth in the forward positions. And Taremi would be a player who Inter would definitely have an interest in, even at 31 years of age.
Furthermore, it is unclear whether Porto will reduce their asking price for the Iranian January.
The window is likely to be the Portuguese giants’ last chance to cash in on Taremi. And they’ll be aware that Inter is interested in the player.
So it could all come down to whether Porto responds by cutting their price.